Paying attention to myself by presenting myself with some sweet birthday wishes isn’t what I normally do. However, because my body and soul need to feel happy and loved today, of all days, I decided to wish myself a happy birthday, hoping that I might want to celebrate my born day.
Let us always be ready not only to rejoice with the folks who want us to celebrate with them but also be ready to care for the ones who need us to demonstrate compassion for them.
I am a Baby Boomer who finally has become a Senior Citizen—retired and living on a pension. Sometimes this transition feels like it happened overnight; nevertheless, I wouldn’t change my life’s journey for anything in this world. Moreover, for example, since 65 is 15 years younger than Moses was when he spoke to Pharaoh about letting the Hebrews go, I consider my advanced age to mean it is quite possible that my greatest contributions to the Body of Christ are yet to come.
Mother’s Day celebrates and honors mothers, motherhood, and maternal bonds. On this annual day, mothers receive some of the love and kindness they have given, and they receive plenty of genuine recognition and appreciation for all that they have done (and continue to do) for their loved ones.