Compared with last year, this year’s birthday is ordinary. I didn’t plan anything special like a birthday trip or a party with friends. I only went out with my family to have lunch together. However, it’s still something I should be thankful for, being surrounded by people I love the most and receiving greetings and kind wishes from friends.
In my opinion, birthday is something that we should celebrate. A time to celebrate our life. Yet I don’t really have the enthusiasm to have a huge celebration this year, knowing I’m still not in my best condition. Also, I think I’ve received the biggest gift from God. I’ve learned so much about life and people in the last few months, which I can’t specify one by one. This lesson has affected me emotionally and spiritually and hopefully, it has shaped me into a better person.
I don’t know what to write actually. I just feel that I need to write an obligatory birthday post, to record the moment. Or maybe I should say something to my 31-year-old self?
Dear my 31-year-old self, you haven’t achieved everything in the world, but you don’t have to. You’ve tried your best while you can and that’s what’s important. You’ve fallen down several times, but you’ve proven that you’re able to stand tall again and again. People might have hurt and left you, so be thankful for those who stay. Treat them nicely because they’re the ones who accept you for what you are. You’re broken and bent, far from being perfect but I’m glad to know that because it means you have a lot of opportunities to learn. Go read many good books, listen to good music and travel to many beautiful places. There are millions of awesome stuffs in this world and you deserve to devour them. I’m proud of you and I’m sure I will always be 🙂