Today is a very special day. It’s Nathan’s 40th birthday!
Nathan is the most amazing, awesome brother. Okay, so yes, I have four others besides him, and I’m not picking favorites here, because they all have great qualities, but I think there’s something special about the oldest brother. The oldest Maxwell guy created many incredible, happy memories with his siblings: giving me driving practice, all casually leaned back in his seat, building model airplanes with Joseph in the basement, putting the little girls (Anna and Mary) to bed on Sunday nights, taking Mary to build-a-bear, etc.
It’s so awesome to see him invest in his own family. Nathan’s an incredible dad and husband: from bringing home pizza for dinner “just because,” to taking one of his girls to work, to making pancakes on Saturday mornings, to raising chickens with his little girl, to craft projects on Sunday afternoons, to taking Melanie for a special get-away as they prepare for a school year–and the list could go on.
Happy Birthday, Nathan! We love you!
“And above all these things put on charity,
which is the bond of perfectness.”