The 'Friends' alum shared the poem 'The Layers' by Stanley Kunitz in her Instagram caption
Jennifer Aniston is showing gratitude for all the years that came before as she celebrates turning another year older.
In a touching Instagram post celebrating her 55th birthday, the Friends alum shared a video montage of heartfelt life moments, including some throwback childhood photos of herself to more recent clips of the star playing Jenga with loved ones.
"Grateful ❤️🙌🏼," Aniston captioned the video, before sharing the poem "The Layers"
by Stanley Kunitz.
"I have walked through many lives, some of them my own, and I am not who I was, though some principle of being abides, from which I struggle not to stray," a portion of the poem reads.
"When I look behind, as I am compelled to look before I can gather strength to proceed on my journey, I see the milestones dwindling toward the horizon and the slow fires trailing from the abandoned camp-sites, over which scavenger angels wheel on heavy wings," the poem continues.
Aniston soundtracked her celebratory clip with a popular audio "The Thing About Birthdays" from TikTok creator eviewhy, who paraphrased the short story “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros.
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"Happy happy birthday! What a beautiful video. Have a lovely day x," Pugh wrote.
"Could not love you more," Paltrow added. "Happy happy, you gorgeous human being!
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