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.


Full text available to subscribers only. If you are a current subscriber, please login here. If you would like to subscribe, please click here for online subscriptions. We also have a new One-Day Option for just 99¢. Thank you.

Comment Here