Michael Idlis gets at the real meaning behind happy birthday
Michael Idlis is a good friend. We’ve both been through world-bending trauma in our lives. More importantly, we’re both coming through to the other side.
A couple of weeks ago on my birthday Michael called and left the below message
“I’m so glad you were born, man! I’m so glad you were born!”
Isn’t that what we’re really celebrating on someone’s birthday? Their existence. And the fact they’re in our world.
(Of course, birthdays aren’t needed for this kind of celebration. You can do this any day.)
(Like today . . . 😉