Friday, April 24, 2009

~Grandma-Your Angel~

For all the Grandmas in blogland
*****
~Your Angel ~
Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born.
The child asked God,
"They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow.
How am I going to live there being so small and helpless?
"God replied,
"Among the angels, I'll choose one for you.
Your Angel will be waiting for you and will take care of you."
The child further inquired,
"But tell me God, here in heaven
I don't have to do anything but sing and smile to be happy."
God said,
"Your angel will sing for you and will also smile for you every day.
And you will feel your angel's love and feel very happy.
" Again the child asked,
"And how am I going to be able to understand when people talk to me
if I don't know the language?"
God said,
"Your angel will tell you the most beautiful and sweet words you will ever hear,
and with much patience and care,
your angel will teach you how to speak."
"I've heard that on earth there are bad people. Who will protect me?"
God said,
"Your angel will defend you even if it means risking its life."
At that moment there was much peace in heaven,
but the voices from Earth could be heard and the child hurriedly asked,
"God, if I am to leave now,
please tell me my angel's name."
"Her name is not important.
You will simply call her GRANDMA."

19 comments:

Gayla said...

Well, I'm bawling my eyes out now. That would be okay and not so bad, but I decided to catch a glimpse of your blog during my second hour Comp class.. Oops. But thanks for a lovely blog. How very very true...

The French Bear said...

How beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing that!
Margaret B

A Stitch In Thyme said...

Oh gosh a disclaimer and some kleenex please!! Absolutely beautiful.

carole said...

Mary:
I have to agree with everyone else; tears and beautiful!!!
Thank you from one Grandma to another : )
Peace & Love
carole

Lee Laurie said...

So sweet! I will have to show my mom.
Hugs,
Lee Laurie

Rebecca said...

OK Mary Mary...I had to run for tissue on this one....

Thank you for sharing. I lost my nearly 91 year old Gram's last November...she was an amazing lady and I miss her so much.

She was an Angel on earth and now she is one in heaven...

Thank you..thank you!

Rebecca

Miss Jean said...

Oh, dear, I'm crying too! Thank you so much for posting this. Being a grandmother has been the most rewarding and precious thing in my life.

Jorgelina said...

So sweet!
Thank you for sharing that!

Hugs

Carol said...
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Carol said...

This is beautiful!!! I would love to use it on a scrapbook page for my daughter's grandmother, who passed away a few years ago. She was a very special lady and very special to my children. One of the most beautiful poems I have ever read. Carol

Jackie said...

Beautiful, can't say much more now as I am crying.

God bless.

Marilyn said...

I lost my Beloved Grandma 45 years ago this coming June 19... I still miss her, I still weep. :(
Beautiful Post!
Marilyn
xxoo

Bella Dreams said...

That is beautiful! I know that I would give my life for my grandson. What is it about those grandkids? Maybe we just have a little more time to give them. Thank you
Denise

The Urban Chic said...

Mary, that brought tears to my eyes. Yes, we grannies sure do love our babies, but they grow up so fast. My gs is taller than me now, which doesn't say much and my sweet little Theresa is going to soon be taller also. Okay, now for some tissue, so I can see the monitor. Love and hugs, Pat

carole said...

Hi Dear Mary:
Just wanted to let you know I am having a Give Away; please come over and leave a comment so I can sign you up : )
Tell anyone you want to about it : )
peace
carole

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Thank-you. I so love it!!!!...m.

Julie said...

I had THE most wonderful grandmother. She was more like my mom than Mom was. Of all the people in the world, she was the one who loved me unconditionally. She's been gone since 1980 and I miss her so.

marylou said...

Dear Mary,
Being a NEW grandmother this blog has so touched my heart and brought joyful tears to my eyes. Thank you;)
Embrace Life & Grandma's
Marylou
xxoo

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