The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever. - Isaiah 40: 8
Man, who is born of woman, is of few days and full of trouble. He comes forth like a flower and fades away; he flees like a shadow and does not continue. - Job 14:1-2
Whoever calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. - Romans 10:13
We do not lose heart, even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. - 2 Corinthians 4:16
It sounds trite enough, until you feel yourself fading.