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Originally posted by Night Star
Originally posted by Wyeldfire
Maybe that's how it will be for me in a few years. But not yet.
I grew up in a religion which did not celebrate birthdays. I didn't think I was missing anything.
The year after I left that religion, my workmates threw a birthday party for me. And I discovered, for the first time, what it's like for someone's actions to say to me, "You matter to us. You have worth. You don't have to work for it, be worthy of it, earn it. You have every right to be here and we're happy you're alive and in our lives."
So - maybe I'll be jaded in a few years. But not yet.