Esther Frakes

Significant or not ... birthdays need to be faced with a little humor

Well, I had another birthday last week … not a significant one, though.

 At St. John, a birthday is significant if it can be divided by five. Significant birthdays are announced and prayers are offered. (Wouldn’t it be great if we only needed to count those birthdays!)

I’m getting too close to the birthday numbers that often lead to an open house … and serious birthday cards.

 


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