Hero’s Birthday

Today is a hero’s birthday. She truly is a hero, but it’s her story to tell, not mine, so I won’t.
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I’m just so bummed that I didn’t know yesterday when she was around doing things that help me and help people around me…
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If I’d known, I would have bought flowers and dark chocolate and thrown a little party…
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I’m a little humbled and chagrined because I go on and on about my own birthday, and here’s someone with her birthday coming up she didn’t let on…
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She just kept on doing what she does to help…
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while the rest of us went on about our day forgetting for a moment…
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…that we were standing
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near greatness.
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It’s a hero’s birthday today.

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