Sunday, October 17, 2010

Another Year is Added

Projected St. Francis Church
(I Love Jesus Project, praying for the early reconstruction)

Thank you, God, 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.

Forgive me
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. Amen.
Card from Jane

Many thanks for the advance greetings :)
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sarah said...

beautiful prayer....

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

What a beautiful poem.
Happy Birthday,

Whidbey Woman said...

For YOU, LANI, are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for YOU to do. (Ephesians 2:10)Have a very Happy Birthday :)

w0rkingAth0mE said...

happy birthday girl, nice poem!

Audrey said...

Happy Birthday to you! May you grow in deeper depths and higher heights in the Lord in the coming year.

Vernz said...

Happy Birthday to you! ... is that an artist sketch? or the true building.. so beautiful...

My Blue Monday here

Auntie E said...

Happy Birthday....Great Prayer.
My Blue Monday link for you

Jag said...

Happy natal day! 2 more days to go! :)

SmilingSally said...

I love this picture, Lani. Will you attend this church?

Happy Birthday AND Happy Blue Monday.

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Happy Birthday to you...

Happy Birthday to you...

Happy Birthday, Dear Lani...

Happy Birthday to YOU!

And a Happy Blue Monday, too!


Sheila :-)

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

and many, many more!

EG Wow said...

Happy birthday! What a nice time of year to celebrate. :)

Donnie said...

Great photo - I love your birthday prayer. Happy Blue Monday.

Marites said...

I just had my birthday and this beautiful poem is really heartwarming.

Hilda said...

Happy birthday, Lani!

St. Francis Church looks like it's going to be very handsome.

Coffeeveggie addict. said...

Happy birthday! weekend getaway @ kenting

Amber said...

That is going to be a beautiful church when it is complete. Hope it is done soon!

Wifey10 said...

Happy birthday! lovely prayer =) and oh the shape of the church looks so interesting! =)

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful My World posting

Have a nice week,
Greetings, Bram

My Word Tuesday post

Seen on My World Tuesday

CaptainRunner said...

Happy Birthday! God Bless!

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