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Saturday, January 19, 2008

My Special Birthday!

My family makes me feel so special! They took me to Carrabbas to eat last night for my birthday. They had a waiter sing "Best Wishes" in Italian to me. It was beautiful! They made a book for me that you can see above in the pictures. They all wrote one word that they would use to describe me. I only hope I can live up to this one day, but it was so special to me. This was the sweetest gift. They also gave me an ipod. I am excited about this, even though I have a lot to learn. My mom gave me the most beautiful African Violet that she has had for 3 years. Her name is Elaine! Hope I don't kill it!
On the way home, my 12 year old grandaughter called me and told me she had a birthday present for me just from her. She made a blog of her own, in honor of me for my birthday! Please check it out. It is great. http://rewardsfromgod.blogspot.com/ I am so proud of her! Then I got home and found a gift card from my sister Brenda in the mail. Thank you Brenda!

When my children were small, they would ask me what I wanted for my birthday and I would always say PEACE, HEALTH & HAPPINESS. (especially when they were teenagers) Ha!. They would get so mad at me for not telling them something for them to buy me, but that is truly what I wanted.

Of all the gifts I have received, the best gift was knowing that all my family has a roof over their head, clothes on their back, and food to eat and we have PEACE, HEALTH, & HAPPINESS.
Oh how we are all so blessed!

Thank you to my Lord for my special Birthday!






1 comment:

CONNIE W said...

Sorry about the vertigo and hope you are soon over it. Loved the photos and the blog of your GD. I too love Italian restaurants. Sounds like your birthday was really special!