In Gratitude on My Birthday

In gratitude on my Birthday

In gratitude on my Birthday

In my mere 35 years on earth I’ve learned that celebration is a necessary part of life.

Some days I celebrate the basic stuff like breathing, hands to hold, ears to hear, and beauty that unfolds in the beat of my heart.

Other days I’m in awe of what I’m privileged to witness- new life, friends supporting friends in the midst of turmoil, the gifts of breakthrough, truth expressed in unique ways, Birthday parties, and unabashed laughter.

Today I’m thanking God for existence and 35 years of breathing. Cheers to another year, the gift of the now, and the hope I hold for the future.

Published by AllisonGraber

Allison Graber is a Nashville writer and lover of Jesus. She is 14-years married to Lynn, a mix engineer with quiet ways and a loyal spirit. Her two little girls, Ellis and Adeleine, daily coax delight out of her heart. The paradigm through which she sees the world has been built brick-by-brick from her experiences with her Jesus, her love of people, through loss, curiosity, Holy words, and through the surprising joy of motherhood. She writes about these things at

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