Another Year, Another B-Day

Yesterday we celebrated Josiah’s birthday. I can’t believe he is already 9 years old. I remember talking with some older fathers who would always tell me that kids grow up so fast. Back then I was thinking that they do not grow up fast enough. But now, I am echoing those same words of the older fathers.

Next year, this man of God will be hitting the double digits. It is a big milestone. I don’t want to miss these precious years. In my office I have a quote that helps me to keep everything in perspective. It says, “A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove… but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.”

A side thought: Why do birthday presents get more expensive as people get older?
Here are some pictures:

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Surrounding the B-Day Boy – we were 3 candles short

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His inexpensive gift – the expensive one came in a disc w/ the dreaded code of PS2