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Casting Crowns – Just Another Birthday lyrics
Sixteen finds me
Blowing out candles and making wishes
And all around me
Is everyone but the one I'm wishing for
And he sent me flowers
And gift-wrapped excuses
From a daddy whose daughter
Wants to see him again

And I know, I know
It's just another birthday
But I guess I thought
This would be the one
When he would call me, see me
Hold me and free me
But it's just another birthday

And I'll be fine
I'll be fine

Nineteen finds me
And I'm wild-eyed and wide open
I gave myself away to love
But backseat promises fade like a mist
I'm screaming at the midnight air
Everyone hears me but I don't care
My heart's clenched just like a fist
'Cause, people, I didn't ask for any of this

And I'm not fine
I'm not fine

In the company of strangers
In a cold and sterile room
All alone with a child inside me
And I don't know what to do
Jesus, can You hear me
Come and heal my brokenness
Put the pieces back together
And be a Father to the fatherless

Twenty-one finds me
Blowing out candles and making wishes
And all around me
My barefoot princess twirls and sings
It's so amazing
Looking back at all God's brought us through
You are my happy birthday
And you were born to break the chains

Now I know, I know
It's not just another birthday
'Cause I'm here, she's here
And look how far we've come
Since you've called me, saw me
Held me and freed me
Thank you, Lord, for another birthday
And we'll be fine
We'll be fine
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    This song makes me tear up every time I hear it! God loves you and he'll be your father when your earthly father isn't around. He is an amazing father who fills in even for the fathers who are doing their best! No one is perfect. Girls and boys with out a father, God can heal you from the emptiness and pain its causing. Fathers, God can give you the strength and ability to be the dad you need to be. Its never to late to become the father your child needs. There is hope! I'm here for anybody who needs me! I will be your friend and try to help you through things and give you the best advice I know to give! I love you and so does God! Text me at 817-380-3223 or add me on facebook or both! Would love to be a help!
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    This song speaks to me because I had a phsically abusive dad and my mom and step dad got custody when I was 9 of me. However I still talked to my real dad and saw him and what not. Just recently though he stopped talking to me. Nothing came for my birthday or christmas which was the first time in my life. On my biryhday this past year I remember thinking the card was just coming late. But then it never came. This song helped me remeber that even though the one thing I really wanted and needed on my birthday did not happen that I have a heavenly father who loks out for me and still loves me. I just want to encourage any of you who read my story to let your daddy (god) embrace you whether or not you have a good dad. Ultimately humans are not perfect and that's why it feels goofd to have aperfect heavenly father.
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    I am very humbled by what many of you have written, even though many of you did not have that worldly father in your lives I'm extactic to see that you all have taken the upper hand to what you have been delt in life, because my biggest pet peeve is when a person try to blame their situation on another person instead of trying to fix it! God will never leave you, and everyone of you who have accepted him as your lord and savior will never regret it! But a word to all fathers out there. If you were "old" enough and "mature" to get a girl pregnant then you are old enough to stand up and take responsibility of your child and his or her mother! You are old enough to get a job, pay bills, and take care of your new family! Grow up and take responsibility for your actions! You are now an adult. Act like one! If you leave that child he or she will never be the same, because they will not get the love and affection that they deserve. You must remember that it is not their fault that you decided to make that choice and take the chance of having a child, especially if you did not want one!
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    Its helping people who is fatherless. Another birthday without my dad since 2008 was hard on me and now I'm 12. I cry all the time but I know that jesus will be my dad from now on. But I still just want someone to hug me and tell me I'm awesome and someone to ride on they're shoulders. But god still has a plan for me. I know it. -alex ng.
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    My mother, my two siblings, and I left my father in mexico when I was 2, my brother was 3, and my sister was 6 months old, my father was physically abusive to my mother. He called once when I was 13 and promised to come and see me but I just turned 18 7 days ago and not one call or visit. Also my mother got together with another man when I was 6 who raised me but this past summer he kicked me out for trying to be honest and responsible, my mother never stood up for me, but now I live with my 2nd grade teacher who has custody of me, who god made a big part of my life because she was the one who invited me to church, at that time I was the only child that attended and now about 40-50 attend every wednesday. God is my true father. And even though I've never had an earthly "father". I've always and always will have a heavenly father!. It will always be a great birthday because god is blessing me with another year of life to be a witness of what he's done in my life! I love you god and thank you for being the best daddy in the entire universe! :)
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    I think this song shows the importance of having a father in your life. I think sometimes choices we may have made would have been changed if our fathers were there to tell their daughters that they are worth the wait and worth the fight. That they don't have to try to find love in "all the wrong places" but sometimes even through the "bad" choices we make something beautiful can come from it.
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    Two years ago, around thanksgiving I lost my dad the same way the girl lost her dad. I was angry and didn't know what to do. I was eleven when he left and now I am a thirteenyear-old who has been saved and will love my god forever. I can finally rejoice although my father left me. I now know that god is my father, and although I don't have an earthly father, I do have a heavanly father. And I know now that "it's not just another birthday".
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    This song is my life. So touched as I read the lyrics. My daughter, who was born to me at 17, is about to graduate high school, with honors, and leave for college. God has redeemed both our lives. I stopped blaming anyone else years ago, when I realized she was the biggest blessing I have ever recieved, even if it came in a difficult package. So blessed to have her, and so touched to hear this song.
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    It's so beautiful and true about the way the lord loves us. Life can be so disappointing when you're a child and your dad's not around but you tell yourself you'll get through it. Then later from all the years of missing your dad you finally give in to the wrong kind of love at the wrong time just to fill that aching void. When it's over you feel like screaming because you can't get it back and you get to a point where nothing is fine anymore and life seems like it couldn't get any worse. When you're at the very bottom you hear god's quiet small voice calling you to him to believe in him and his everlasting love for you. Through special moments he gives you, you finally see that you do believe and that he was the only one that could truly hold you and free you. You begin to heal and break the chains of the past. Then you really start to live again.
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    In some ways I really relate to this song. No, I'm not a mother but I know what it's like to wish for your father to be present in your life. I turn 20 in two weeks and I really feel like it's just another birthday. There is nothing to celebrate, just another day, where I wish for things that I can't find. This song touches my heart cause I really am searching for god to break those chains on my life and be there for me when no one else is.
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    It means to me that this girl grew up with out a father and feels her world is empty. But god brought her a life and it made her life complete and it shows her she wasnt lonely all aloong and god was there and that was the only one you need. But her child brings the joy back into her life and they are doing fine and will do fine with god.
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    It just comes to show how many hurt young girls are out there, it meant alot to me. Although I now have a better understanding of a true father, it still tends to drift around the bac of my head, all the "what ifs" all the words left umspokn because I was never given the chance to express any of my feelings, emotions to my "father". I thank casting crowns for this amazing song! It really touched my heart. And right around the corner from my birthday! (march 9th)! :) god bless! -adrianna are. Leos-renteria!
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    This song is my life completely! The first time I heard it, I had to pull the car over and just sit there crying. My dad lives 30 minutes from me but has never paid any attention to me or my siblings. I did "go wild" when I was in college and yet the lord, in his wisdom sent me my daughter to wake me up and bring me to repentance. No, this song does not promote a girl/woman taking life into her own hands to have a child to fill a longing in her. I live it every day. My daughter does not have an earthly father that loves her, but even at 5 years old, she knows her heavenly daddy is her all. Yes, we will be fine because he has seen us. He knows us and he protects us. My daughter's birth did break the chains I was entangling myself with and I praise jesus daily that he was merciful enough to wake me up that way, because it could have been with so much worse!
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    I wish this song was around when I was 19. I was scared and didn't know what to do or who to turn to. I aborted my baby. And I live with the pain everyday. I guess what my meaning is don't abort your baby if this happens. You will regret it for the rest of your life. I didn't fix my mistake I only pray that some day when I see my two babies in heaven they will forgive me. Yes, I had two abortions. The second one was from rape. Jesus forgive me. I am a sinner. I have opened my heart to you. Take me for who I am. I love you my lord.
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    I understand the message in this song, however I can't help but feel the song is misleading. The last verse indicates that she now has a daughter and together, they are fine. No mention of a husband or a daddy for her baby. I'm afraid this song will send the wrong message to young girls. It may prompt girls to have a child to fulfill the emptiness they feel. We need to break the cycle of fatherless children, not promote it. Just my opinion.
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    My biological father is not there for me anymore. I could call him, go visit him, write him or whatever I could do to get into contact with him. But I stopped. If he doesn't make an effort to be in my life then wh should I, right? We live in the same town about 20 minutes away from each other. And he works in the same building as my mom! But I guess he doesn't care anymore. So why should I, right? So this video really speaks to me because I'm that 16 year old girl waiting for her dad to show up at her party. But he never comes.
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    My mother and father have been divorced since I was 10. And since then it has just been my sisters, brother, and I with my mom. My dad has been involved with drugs throughout my entire life, and I still only see him once in a while. He talks to my older sister more than me, and it is hard. But I know it will be okay in the end. I can make it through this.
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    My daughter was divorced by her dad when he divorced me when she was 8. She suffered just like this song. He was not apart of her life until she was falsely accused and convicted of murder. She is in prison today while I fight for her innocence, waiting for her daddy to visit, afraid that his visits will stop like the visits she had as a child. You are never too old to need your daddy. I know she has a heavenly father who has never left her, she needs reminded that his love is there for her. Pray for her and her little girl.
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    I grew up and I didn't understand what was happening, my parents devorced when I was three and I wish my dad would come to my birthdays but I don't think he will because I have a step dad and when I sing this song I feel so powerfull because I can relate. Theres so much meaning that I still can't understand but I put my life in jesus's hands and now I lift up to his prare! I love you jesus you are my forever friend and my father to my fatherless life!
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    This is a sad song, but I relate from a different angle. To me, "just another birthday" is when I sit and make a wish before I blow out the candles and my wish has been the same the past 5 years now: "lord, please bring me a baby. " I've dealt with infertility for several years now, and my dh and I have also been waiting to adopt for almost 2 years now. Our hearts are broken, and I can't stand my birthday. :(
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    Well I'm 11 years old and when I was 7 my mom left me and my dad for drugs and acohole and drug my sister down with her. Last year in 2011 my dad past away at the age of 38 of ethonal poisening (too much acohole and he took a medicle drug) I miss him soo much! I miss them ecpecially on mother and fathers day! I am just parent less! This song is soo wounderful and describes my life! Can't even describe it! God comforts me though! God bless and thanks for reading!
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    I know this is a anti-abortion video and I can see how it is. She wuz a girl with an absentee daddy who wuz never there, never showed her real love, thus creating a void in her heart. So she looked and took the temporary love from someone who didn't really love her, who didn't have her best intrest at mind, and really just wanted to take advantage of her. She looked for love to try to fill the void in her heart but no love except jesus christ's can ever fill that void. But now she ca brake the change wih her daughter! So all mothers and fathers out there, be there for your children don't make them look for the love you don't give them from some one else! This applies to every parent rich or poor, young or old, this applies to you!
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    This song means so much to me because the first verse it want I longed for every birthday for 8 years. Until I found jesus and when I heard this it just help me to realize that every birthday is special because god the holy creator gave me another year. I'm turning 17 in may and even though my dad can't be there this will be the first year where it won't hurt too much because I know jesus is there.
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    This is why I refuse to leave where I live with my husband. He has two beautiful daughters from his first marriage who were 10 and 7 when we married and he did not have custody but liberal visitation. I felt it much more important that he be in their lives to be the good influence, to be their father. My ex walked out the door and moved all over the eastern half of the us with his job while I raised our sons. Thank god for my husband who not only was a father to his daughters, but one to my sons and now to our own daughter as well. Our kids know a dad's love.
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    I looked for love and validation from parents but finding none. As I grew up, I was desperate for love, finding them in all the wrong places. Getting hurt and going crazy.
    After I found god, I could not bring myself to believe that he could love me when my own parents do not. Only after a powerful encounter with god that I felt him embracing me and loving me when my parents dun. My church counselor asked me to read psalm 27 aloud and I cried buckets. I can only say that god is real and he loves me more than any human can. He cares about every little detail in my life. I thank you lord for your unconditional love!
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    Where are the fathers of today?! Where have the gone to? The bars? The streets? 6 feet under? Pursuing the american dream? This is the story of a girl like many others who suffer from having no daddy. Its a very mild version of the real deal. Theres some serious issues dealt with but theres so much more that it wont fit in a song. My friends around me try to explain to me the horrors of fatherlessness they experience. I have a daddy and this is my view of it all. So all you men of god arise and take up your position as head of the family as they also say in their song courageous. And those with no clue who their daddy is need the role still. So you christian men out there, step up and fulfill as many of their needs as possible! ~this 13 year old jesus freak!
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    You and I are no accident. We were created for a purpose. Through all of life's trials and disappointments, there is hope. And that hope is found in the god who created you and me. Life's purpose can never be understood outside of him. He knew you even before you were formed in your mother's womb. All the days ordained for your were written in his book before one of them came to be. Seek him and you will find him. He's a father to the fatherless, a friend to the friendless, hope to the hopeless. You can take the broken pieces of your life to him. He will take it and give you a whole new one. God bless!
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    God meant familys to be together, and if their not, it could mess up the childs life. I have both of my parents and love them, but my dad works with kids who need god, he found out that mabey 1 out of 100 of those kids don't have a dad. Most of these kids don't turn to jesus. I have gone through one training about these kids and its amazing how many kids still don't know god. I'm only 12 and I see the needs of fathers in homes. These are some really inspireing songs: fathers stay home, just like you and many, many other songs. Check them out!
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    This was me at 16 but I got pregnant at 17 and I debated not having my baby. Jesus christ got a hold of me and I had my daughter. Jesus christ is my provider and he is my father and my daughters father. I thank god everyday for the birth of my beautiful daughter. It is hard being a young single mom but with god all things are possibe. We don't have to be without a dad because god is our dad! There is hope in jesus christ.
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