Wednesday, October 18, 2006

the big two three

(To the tune of Happy Birthday)
Happy birthday to me
I've turned twenty-three
I feel so much older........
Today I very slowly, tired and grumpy rolled out of bed a whoppin' 23. I grumbled down the stairs with a nice glowing frown on my face and made myself some coffee, but not before I spilled the bowl of sugar all over the inside of the cupboard.
I look at my life and my walk, and it doesn't seem to match up with the number. I look at "23" and think, that's it? I'm such a child. It was only 3 years ago that I stepped out of teenagehood, that isn't that far back.
But I am blessed, beyond belief. God has given me more than I ever dreamed, I can not imagine where I would be if He hadn't plucked me out of the hole I was trapped in. He's been reminding me more and more everyday, that I have nothing to get here, it has only been by His grace and mercy. I forget so easily...
Finish up that last line in the song for me, and share in my birthday fun.
Be blessed today

9 comments:

  1. Hey is it your birthday today???
    Happy Birthday to you!
    It's my birthday as well! I'm officially 12 years older!
    That is so cool that we share the same birthday!!!

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  2. Happy birthday Nin! Just 23? Wow, you have a lot of wisdom for a 23 year-old. Hope your day is great!

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  3. oh my goodness! you are just a BABY!!! :)
    Happy Birthday my dear, enjoy your amazing man, gorgeous children & just sit in wonder at your Blessings..you deserve it!!!
    hugs!!!

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  4. Happy Birthday Nin!!!!

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  5. happy birthday!!! wish i could celebrate with you... maybe i can take you out for coffee one of these days... we can take baby D along...coffee and chocolate cake at Calories?? mmmm

    you are awesome and an amazing Xian.. i am honored to be your friend!!
    xxoo

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  6. Happy Birthday to you! What a young spring chicken you are....I hope your day is very special...you deserve it!
    Blessings

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  7. Happy Birthday Nin! May this next year be filled with even more blessing!

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  8. happy birthday to you
    happy birthday to you
    you smell like poo
    happy birthday to you

    (so you all know, my sis gave me a card for my 19th birthday and it had her little 14 year old voice in it singing these lyrics to me! Of course, she really emphasized the word "poo")

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  9. One of these years I am going to remember when your BIrthday is. I love you nin.

    ...I'm as cute as a bug's knee!(this is my line just in case you don't get it.

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