Since my childhood, I have always been very excited about my birthday. As a child, I would look forward to my birthday as that would be one of the occasions when i would get a new dress. I would be all excited to distribute chocolates to my teachers and friends. The concept of giving gifts by parents was not prevalent those days.
Even now I am excited for my birthday. As my husband says, I am the youngest child of the house😂 In earlier years, I would await a gift from my husband. But something has changed this year. Last night when my parents and siblings wished me, my husband and kids gave me a group hug and wished me, I realized this is the best gift of my life; to be surrounded by my loved ones. My friends, real and virtual, have been showering me with wishes since morning. As I grow older, I realize no gift compares to the love and support of the husband, unconditional love of my children, one more year where both my parents wished and blessed me, my siblings though far are close to my heart always, friends who love me for who I am, and I count my blessings.
I am not perfect but God has been kind to bless me with people who love me with all my imperfections.