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Today is my birthday…

June 28, 2007

It’s slightly embaressing but its a really big deal to me… brithdays have historically been some of the best day I can remember. Just wanted y’all to know. That’s all.

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  1. June 28, 2007 11:48 am

    Happy Birthday Kevin!

  2. tracy Rains permalink
    June 28, 2007 12:12 pm

    i love you, honey…happy 38th…this is your day, order up!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. June 28, 2007 12:17 pm

    Happy Happy Day!!! If you still have energy after your festivities, we’ll gather on the piazza to fete you further! If not, then just co-opt the week entire and we’ll celebrate in waves!

  4. June 28, 2007 2:31 pm

    Happy Birthday Kevin — and many many many happy returns!

  5. June 28, 2007 3:48 pm

    Sláinte Mhor!!! i wish i could gather with you for a couple pints o’ guinness, but you’ll have to settle for some wordcraft just for you…and yes, i am comparing you to nehemiah, may you build up the people of Jesus as nehemiah built up the walls of jerusalem!:

    the concern of the cupbearer

    concerned is the cupbearer
    with a shepherding heart does he conceal
    the anguish and concern for a people, the barren to rebuild

    His God does he serve
    and from halls of kingly extravagance
    He goes out to the city walls with courage and with diligence

    to instill into a people
    scattered and broken before the rubble of time
    and wailing for this city and people scarred and burned and blind

    the city of His Honor
    Once marked with such beauty and magnificence
    the glory now marred and dirty, no incense for fragrance

    yet this servant does approach
    and with a brave heart does he equip
    His people for ruin to re-work with rough hands and hardship

    and this precious people rebuild
    in the face of bitter words of condemnation
    the walls of a city and a people reborn with new celebration

    and so this humble servant of old
    he did faithfully execute his duty
    to his God and people restore with meek and gentle beauty

    …and a birthday blessing:

    may the Lord shine His Countenance upon you…
    may His Grace meet you in the streets
    may the Spirit shine forth from you
    may His Mercy in you be complete

    may your birthday be a vertiable moveable feast, servant of the Most High!

  6. June 28, 2007 5:17 pm

    Happy birthday man!!! You know I love you dearly. Our friendship is deep and rich and I expect it to remain so and grow. I’d make you very uncomfortable and kiss you if I was up there! ha!

  7. Rambo permalink
    June 28, 2007 5:48 pm

    K-Monk! Happy Birthday! Now I have a reason to toast you with an adult beverage of my choice! May this be a joyous day for you, the family and the community. Blessings!

    grace and peace my friend,


  8. June 28, 2007 7:55 pm

    Happy birthday Kevin! May the years ahead be filled with hope, joy, laughter and wisdom.

  9. Maria permalink
    June 28, 2007 11:41 pm

    I hate that I care about mine so much too! They are always really great or really disappointing.

    Happy birthday, Kevin.

  10. June 30, 2007 2:26 pm

    Happy late Birthday here on the blog….and it was an honor to get to see you on THE day!

    I hope that the kiss Alan was going to give was going to be a “holy kiss” heh.

  11. Rambo permalink
    July 1, 2007 8:13 pm

    K-Monk, here’s a late birthday present from the Northwest! I’m coming home from church and the radio is on the national ESPN channel and they’re talking basebal and then all of a sudden after a commercial break the national host starts talking about Cornhole. It seems there was a front page story this week in the Wall Street Journal about Cornhole. So this guy goes on and on about cornhole and how huge it is, especially in the Midwest. In fact, in Cincy, they’re getting ready for the Carson Palmer Cornhole invitational. I just started laughing and thought, there’s Kev again, on the cutting edge of community life with Cornhole on the Piazza! Thought I’d share the wonderful way God interjects humor and our lives intertwined, even through a game called Cornhole. Thought you’d like to know.


  12. July 3, 2007 4:20 am

    There wasn’t a note from you in my birthday pile of note cards… did you forget to write one?
    …anywho …HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! …so glad you were born!

  13. July 3, 2007 2:01 pm

    So I missed it by a day or two. Still, a birthday’s a birthday. Happy birthday.

  14. glenn permalink
    July 4, 2007 8:14 am

    much love to you, my furry beast-of-a-pal, on this, six days removed from your b-day

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