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happy, indeed.

yesterday was my birthday.  it was really great to turn 27.

or something like that.

but seriously, i had a great birthday weekend.  my parents came, my sister and her two daughters came, and despite some stomach bug going around, it was a very nice weekend.  i got my favorite white cake with hungarian chocolate icing, some great time with family, and some lovely presents, including a couple of t-shirts (this millennium falcon one and this bacon one).  i also got the first two seasons of a particular british period drama that i love, which i will be rewatching on sunday evenings to restore the world to its rightful order.  i got a few other things as well, which is all far more than i deserve, but i will receive it all with satisfaction, as i receive the gift of the whole congregation of Catawissa Avenue UMC singing "happy birthday" to me yesterday, and the pixel-load of 'happy birthday' messages that caused by facebook cup to overflow.  i receive it all with joy and contentment, because i believe that i am loved, that i am God's child, and that each person ought to be celebrated as God's workmanship; God's unique design.  what joy!  what wonder!  life is beautiful!

yes, it was a happy birthday, thank you all very much.


Anonymous said…
Happy Birthday Pastor Greg!!!
Thank you for sharing your daily views, wonder, good, bad and indifferent moments! All are fun to read:-)

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