A man after my own heart.....I consider Friday the 13th to be my lucky day too. You won't mind if we share, would you?
Most of my life, I felt that I was very unlucky, because some "unlucky" (ie bad, like the abuse) things happened to me.
It was convenient to blame it on the day I was born since no one else was going to take the blame--and I told everyone that I was a failure, mainly due to being born on Friday the 13th.
Once started on my recovery, someone told me an old wives tale (who are those old wives, anyway?)
that went something like this:
If one is born on Friday the 13th, then all luck is good--even the things that normally bring others bad luck--black cats, walking under ladders, broken mirrors and so on.
So you can tell how clear my thinking is:
Using an old wives tale to overcome a
But it worked and now I tell myself how lucky I am to have been born---especially now, especially on Friday the 13th August 1954. How fortunate I am to be who I am and have the life that I have.
There's more to the story (about how my mom chose
the date for me to be born, since I was way past due, didn't want to come out even then!, and they induced labor) but will save that for another time.
Seen once on a bathroom mirror: "HAVE A NICE DAY,
UNLESS YOU'VE MADE OTHER PLANS."
Thanks, Victor, for the 13th wishes.
Glad for the reminder.
Your lucky brother,