Thank you, God, for giving me another year of life.
Thank you for all the people who remembered me on my date of birth
by sending cards, letters, gifts, and good wishes.
Thank you for all the experience of this past year;
for times of success which will always be happy memories,
for times of failure which reminded me of my own weakness and of my need for you,
for times of joy when the sun was shining,
for times of sadness which drove me to you.
for the hours I wasted,
for the chances I failed to take,
for the opportunities I missed this past year.
Help me in the days ahead to make this the best year yet,
and through it to bring others to you. I hope to give you glory in all that I do. I thank you in advance that everyone I meet will be impacted by the anointing and have joy for you.