That has changed in recent times with social media. This morning I got a message from Facebook reminding me that one of my friends Katie was a year older today. It was her birthday. That is a great achievement to grow older! Think about the opposite! You should embrace each birthday. If you have a fear of dying then your birthday should mean all the more.
Something that bothers people is how much they have achieved in their lives. As Thomas Kinsella said we "are not made whole that reach the age of Christ". That is 33 by the way. But those issues are not with your birthday, they are to do with your inner peace with yourself. My point is, if you can read this you are alive. Who cares what you have achieved, what your status is in life. If it is your birthday I say,