Are We Commemorating These Things Correctly? Perhaps Not.
Like a great number of people, I am marking a birthday this month. (Time now for the obligatory What? Again? Already? comment). As such passages do, this one has caused me to reflect a bit on birthdays; what they mean, and what we do with them. Let’s take a brief look.
First of all, it is a bit odd when you think about it that most such events congratulate the person who was born. While our day of birth is important to us each and all,