Friday, September 15, 2017

Good by dear Grandma Gladys

Two nights ago, my precious 91-year old Grandma Gladys flew home to heaven.  She can see, move--she is no longer in pain and is in a better place.  She was more than ready to go and see her Beloved Vic--and to see Jesus.  Though we are happy she is in heaven--we are filled with sorrow because we miss her.

I see her in my home everywhere.  Pictures she painted, baking pans and funny old cutlery, the beautiful four-poster bed in the guest room, and most of the things I have in the craft room...  I think of her every day and will always think of her every day.

I can hear her laughter, I see her merry old eyes twinkling at me.  She loved my family deeply--Dear little Grandma Gladys brought joy into our lives with her wisdom, bubbles, crafts and I smile over many hilarious memories.  She was one of the most creative people I've ever met.  I am grateful to have spent time with Grandma while her daughter was out of town a number of months ago.   What a privilege to hear her stories, share her laughter and tend to her as she slept in her big easy chair. I am going to miss her--she was my friend.

Take a moment to cherish the people you love, my Friends.  Life is short and each moment is a gift.

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