Donyale Fraylon (Texas)
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This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. - Psalm 118:24 (NRSV)
As a child, I celebrated birthdays with joy and excitement. I opened my gifts with great zeal — tearing open boxes, ripping through wrapping paper, and turning gift bags upside down. I was particularly delighted with gifts I could enjoy right away, those labeled “batteries included.”
The verse above describes...
I will show my gratitude to God for the gift of each day.
Someone whose birthday has never been celebrated
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