Friday, December 17, 2010

A Beloved Gift

Tuesday evening after our Council meeting, I found a card and a little gift-wrapped box in my mailbox at the church.  This was in the box:

In the card was a beautiful, hand-written note from a dear parishioner expressing her sympathy to me and reminding me that my good friend and brother, Al, left this world to join Jesus in heaven.  To say that I was touched by this would be an understatement.  More like overwhelmed with deep gratitude for this sister in Christ and her very thoughtful and loving gesture.  I will cherish both the card and the ornament with my dear friend's picture in it for as long as I live!

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