My birthday has been the best!
I went to Young Women's for the first time. I am second counselor in the Presidency over thirteen beehives-all good girls, all kind to each other from what I hear. They seem to be a tight group, really looking out for one another. I'm a bit overwhelmed at learning my responsibilities and getting to know all their names...and especially the idea that I am the LEADER, rather than just one of the Young Women.
This morning just before we headed out the door for Church, Daniel pointed out a rather large pile of boxes stacked in the living room. They were my Birthday gifts. He got me a new vacuum (did I mention I LOVE to vacuum?), the spot-lifter power cleaner by Bissell, a new movie and a new game. We just finished eating my cake, a double layered spice cake with cream cheese frosting which the kids helped to decorate. We had three candles; a two, three and six. So apparently, my husband thinks I'm six-hundred and twenty-three years old. I knew he thought I was wise beyond my age:)
It's been a great birthday, and so far I've received two phone calls, five birthday cards, and about eight happy birthday wishes on facebook. It's good to be loved.
I have especially felt the love of my Father in Heaven today which I appreciate very much. I'm grateful for His influence in my life. I wouldn't be nearly as happy as I am without Him to lead me every step of the way.
I love all my family and friends and most especially my elder brother, Jesus Christ. I owe Him everything I enjoy.