I learned that there is nothing noble in being superior to other people because true nobility is being superior to your former self. So every year I try my best to become a better version of myself. There are ups and downs. But there are so many reasons to be grateful. I am blessed. I am loved. I am thankful.
With grateful heart I thank you LORD for making me the better person that I am today. I can’t ask for more. Yes. I am blessed. I am loved. I am thankful.
Dearest God in heavens,
Thank you for giving me another year of life.
Thank you for all the people who remembered me today
by sending cards, and letters, gifts and good wishes.
Thank you for all the experience of this past year;
for times of success which will always be happy memories,
for times of failure which reminded me of my own weakness and of my need for you,
for times of joy when the sun was shining,
for times of sadness which drove me to you.
for the hours I wasted,
for the chances I failed to take,
for the opportunities I missed this past year.
Help me in the days ahead to make this the best year yet,
and through it to bring good credit to myself,
happiness and pride to my loved ones,
and joy to you.
TO ALL OF YOU WHO REMEMBERED THIS DAY,
Salamatay gayud kamayong tanan!