Philadelphia (CW Philly) — It’s been eight years since the death of pop king and musical icon Michael Jackson. Even after his death, he continues to be a presence in the life of his daughter Paris Jackson.

Paris, now 19, shared a sweet and heartwarming message on Instagram to celebrate and honor him on his birthday. Michael Jackson, who was born in 1958, would be turning 59 today.

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The post reads: “Birthday wishes to the love of my life, the one person who showed me what passion truly was, the one that gave me solid morals to live by and how to dream.”

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On this day, Paris, along with millions of others, celebrate the birthday of the iconic Michael Jackson.