Sunday, 1 March 2015

God Bless


Yesterday Auntie Glad left us a bag of scones on the cottage doorknob
This afternoon I returned the favour with a dish of homemade lemon meringue pie.
It was raining and cold when I called and I had the dogs with me
So our interaction was brief and on the doorstep
" good luck for Friday" 
She called out in her sing song welsh voice.
I reminded her that we will have a party in the village hall in the summer
which she and the other villagers will be invited to.
And she held my hand for a brief moment and added with feeling and with a smile
" God BLESS You both" 
I could have cried at her sincerity 
A woman of 95 who has never left her village all her life!
Just Shamed the likes of UKIP 
without flexing a bleeding muscle



40 comments:

  1. oh that was so sweet of her........bless her.

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  2. And God Bless Auntie Gladys. What a wonderful woman!

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  3. may the spirits watch out for dear auntie glad; what a sweetheart!

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  4. Bless OUR Aunty Glad.
    Jane x

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  5. And another God bless us one and all! Have a relatively sane week. When Tom and I got married last March, we kept it extremely simple. And it was much more moving than I had anticipated even then. Hope all goes well.

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  6. Do you think the Auntie Glad's of our world are few and far between? This little family in Australia wishes you you and Chris all the love and happiness life has to offer.xxx

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  7. It seems this pre-wedding week is going to make you as emotional as a woman during her monthly hormonal surge. Enjoy the ride! (And I agree with Auntie G--bless ya both, ya bloomin' loony.

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  8. Auntie Gladys is a keeper for sure!

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  9. People who are filled with love just love. And recognize it in all of its many and wonderful forms.
    We are so lucky to have these people in our lives.

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  10. Wow. She's never left the village?? It is pretty there...

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  11. Amen, what a classy lady!!

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  12. Aunty Glad has a huge heart. Now I'm looking forward to not only the report on the wedding but also the big party in the summer!

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  13. She's a pure heart.

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  14. Lovely, lovely lady. A real treasure.

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  15. Aww. She (and you) have made my eyes leak a little. If only we could clone classy caring people like her...

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  16. There are angels among us.

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  17. You can't be called Aunty Glad without being a good person. The two just wouldn't go together.

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  18. A lovely lady who expresses herself beautifully.

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  19. Awwwww. She is so nice.

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  20. awwww I am in tears

    cheers, parsnip

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  21. Aw. .... that's made me start the day with a lump in my throat and a tear in my eye. We need more Aunt Gladys' in this world.

    She summed up her feelings and love for you both in four words. Xx

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  22. She is such a treasure.

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  23. Lovely Aunt Glad ! You had better not announce the date of your village party……we might all rock up!

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  24. That was so lovely...hope to be reading of her having a great time at the summer party.x

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  25. I think I'm going to cry...

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  26. Okay. 7:30 a.m. weepy. So sweet.

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  27. She is a beautiful soul.

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  28. Awww, lovely!! I hope your day is perfect.

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  29. That made me cry. Such a kind, gentle soul who is so surrounded by love that she is already in heaven and happy to be there. God Bless her and everyone who knows her.

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  30. Nice. I find that generally speaking, when people put aside the IDEA of gay marriage and instead meet and talk to and know the people involved, the level of acceptance and enthusiasm climbs significantly.

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  31. God bless Aunty Glad and you both. I hope that you have a wonderful day.

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  32. She is a treasure.

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  33. Lovely and God bless Auntie Glad x

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  34. Made me cry, too. God bless Auntie Glad.

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  35. Bless her heart

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  36. Such a beautiful old soul...........enjoy your day immensely.

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  37. Like attracts like y'know.

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  38. Inexplicably happy for you & Chris on your big day - heartfelt congratulations to you both. Will raise a glass of champagne in your honour come Friday.

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