IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN – CELEBRATING GOD’S GOODNESS

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               Birthday Medz

If you are looking for an example of God’s grace, look no further. This is ME! It is by God’s grace I am celebrating another year of fulfilment. Without God I am nothing and for this I appreciate Him for the gift of life.

Today I woke up and realized I have been blessed with another year on earth, with my family and friends to share it with, and with a grateful heart I say thank you Heavenly Father.

It is stunningly humbling and awe-inspiring to be alive today that I cannot help but think that having the opportunity to grow older is a total privilege worth celebrating. The joy I am feeling today is epic, I am blessed and honoured that another year has been added to my life. Whilst I am experiencing a little discomfort physically, I am able to get out of bed and move around without anyone assisting me, here I am feeling bubbly, and thanking God for being alive.


As I celebrate my birthday today, I am immediately overwhelmed by feelings of gratitude to my Heavenly Father. Lord I thank you for granting me yet another day of celebration. I offer you grateful praise for the gift of life.

Heavenly Father I am humbled and grateful for the gift of life. I thank you for this awesome occasion, I come to your throne room to celebrate my special day. You chose this date as my personal arrival day. On the warm Wednesday morning of April 3, I took my first breath of fresh air.

Lord, I have come to say thank you for another year in your loving kindness. I have come to bless you for making it possible for me to see another birthday. Words alone are not enough to express how happy I am to be celebrating another year of life today. With outstretched arms and songs of praise, I have come to bless you for adding another year to my life. Thank you for making me see another birthday. Lord, I am here before you today celebrating another year of your grace.

My heart knows that I have so much to be thankful for. I am thankful for being able to get out of bed today, for the blood flowing through my veins, for unseen and seen blessings, for another chance to count my days; a new year of life to celebrate, I am forever grateful. I am thankful for the experiences that have shaped me to be a better person. I am thankful for all the experience of the past years. Thank you for the challenges, frustrations, fun and triumphs that made me who I am today.

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                        chilling with my nephew

I am thankful for times of success; for which all glory will forever return to you, for times of failure which reminded me of my own weakness and absolute dependence on you. For times of joy which reassures me of your ever abiding presence and for times of sadness which drove me closer to you. I am truly grateful to God for giving me the opportunity to know more about Him. I have learned that many things are not so important anymore.

Heavenly Father I cannot thank you enough for bringing me this far in life. I might not have wealth but you have blessed me with life, good health, happiness and peace of mind. These gifts are worth more than all the money and treasures of the world. Thank you so much. There are so many things I would love to say but my mouth cannot verbalise them all.

Lord, I am not where I need to be but I am grateful to you for adding another blissful year to my life and taking me on a journey to where I need to be. Gratitude is the blessing that brought me to where I am. I ask that the Holy Spirit will continue to shower me with steadfast faith, inner joy and fulfillment in life. Grant that I will grow in wisdom and strengthen my trust in your goodness all the days of my life. Please deepen in me the understanding that your love is not conditional on my actions.

On this special day as I celebrate my birthday, may you help me to embrace the fruit of the Holy Spirit. May every day of my life bring glory to the name of Jesus. I pray that I will continue to live in the light of the gospel. Grant that I will be blessed with good health, prosperity and strength for the journey. May you continue to guide me and may I continue to thank you for all that you have done and all that you continue to do for me. Give me patience and humility, give me Lord, what is good for me which you alone know.

May my heart be alert, my ears be attentive, my hands and mind active, and that I always may be ready to do your will. I ask you God, for guidance and directions for me to live a good, successful and fulfilled life today and for the rest of my life. I commit this birthday to you; may I honour you more than ever on this special day and each day of my life.

And God, one more thing I want, I have received many wounds as I have lived this life. I pray that this year will be a time of receiving more of your comfort and healing to replace all my wounds.

Lord to some birthday is a time to party, get drunk and get a little crazy; but to me, birthday is a time to reflect and be grateful, grateful that I have lived to see another year and that I have the most remarkable friends and family with whom to share the miracle of life. Thank you God, I could never have made it without you. Thank you for the simple yet fulfilling life.

More than ever, I would appreciate if you will join me in thanking an amazing God for giving me the chance to see and celebrate a new phase of my life.

                        birthday flex

Psalm 107:1 & 8 O give thanks unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed today’s post. If you did, feel free to link, give a like, comment or share any of my posts. I would definitely appreciate it. Stay blessed living a simple life in thankfulness.

Until next time…much love

7 thoughts on “IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN – CELEBRATING GOD’S GOODNESS

  1. Keeble Johnson

    I Celebrate This day with you on your birthday. I welcome this topic it is interesting and enlighting. You Have allowed me to see that celebrating birthday is not about parties or drink to get drunk Its about honouring the Lord who give life to all of us .Thank you.HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎈🎈🎁 FAY ANN SWEARING. BE BLESS.

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    1. fayannswearing Post author

      I am happy you find my post useful.. thank you for joining me in an awesome celebration.
      I started my celebrations by Thanking God for another blessed year of life! I have a lot to be thankful for, the blessing of GOD waking me up on my Birthday, my family and the many people who remembered my birthday. I really enjoyed spending time reflecting and thanking God. I had a lovely day and enjoyed basking in the limelight on my special day as only I can do…

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  3. hearmorefromgod

    Happy Birthday to You!!! I love the joy and gratitude you express! And your purpose for writing. Thank you for sharing. It looks like you have been doing this a long time. May God continue to bless you and your ministry to encourage others in His Word and His purpose for living.
    Thank you for visiting and liking DailyBiblePrayer!
    God bless your day!
    Laura

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