Birthday Blessings

Standard

I enjoyed a wonderful birthday today, courtesy of an outstanding husband, two beautiful little girls, loving family, and thoughtful friends.

My husband takes the cake (literally). He baked a cake for the very first time today, just for me. Apparently this must have caused a bit of anxiety;  he suffered a fitful night of  sleep given over to nightmares of cake disasters and careless friends ruining the surprise…after which he woke up at 3 AM (!!!) to mix, bake, cool, AND frost a cake. Thankfully dreams are not prophetic! I was shocked to amazement at the sight of a brightly lit birthday cake being proudly marched into the room. It was delicious!

Thanks to special treatment and gifts from my family, a great time at church, and a Facebook wall full of kind birthday wishes, I thoroughly enjoyed my birthday 🙂

I think birthdays are as good a time as any for a moment of reflection and resolution. With each year that passes by, I’m struck with the reality that my life on this earth is but a vapor, and to live for myself will only result in an empty shell of selfish memories in the end. So if I were to make a resolution today, it would be to increase in Christlikeless by investing more in others.

With that being said, I’m off to spend some quality time with my husband!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s