In her longform article “How to Grow Newer When You’re Not Growing Younger,” Abigail Dodds writes thoughtfully about the familiar experience of feeling young on the inside while watching your body age, of feeling slightly estranged from the person you see in the mirror, and of pursuing newness in Christ rather than running after youth. We asked Dodds to record herself reading her essay for listeners of The Gospel Coalition Podcast.

You can listen to this episode of The Gospel Coalition podcast here or read the essay, “How to Grow Newer When You’re Not Growing Younger.”