First things first.......Happy 17th Birthday to our grandson....Tyler
Time passes so fast.....especially as we watch our babies grow up!
Isn't it funny how when you are 17...you just can't wait for that 18th birthday....and then we become so eager to celebrate that big number (21) the one that kinda confirms that we are an adult...
We age each year, and it's not really a big deal until you reach that over the hill birthday. You know, the big 40.
After that.....we have a tendency to want to chain ourselves to this number....40.
I think we automatically assume that the good life....or the BEST of life is now gone.
Rarely will we find anyone who just can't wait to blow out the candles on what we all
consider to be the SUNSET birthdays. Most of us are afraid that we won't have enough breath in us to even attempt to blow out the 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 candles that might adorn our birthday cakes in the years to come.
I think old age is an attitude......!! My High School classmates are all turning 60 this year....but NOT ME! I say that we can all be as young as we feel and for this reason, I'll be turning 49 AGAIN.
What really matters, is when we can celebrate each year with the attitude of thanking GOD for another year, and by asking HIM......what it is that HE wants us to do for HIM during each particular phase of our lives. How can we serve HIM.
No matter our age.....we each can determine to live each day.....Praising God and Thanking Him for his Mercy and His Grace.....and for giving us life each new day.
Have a Sweet Day...