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Friday, February 1, 2013

finding special things

A most wonderful thing happened to me last night while entering the boys room where Agent was playing a computer game with Damsel.  Damsel was playing on B's bed, which is still there of coarse and there on the floor was a shirt.  Not just any shirt, but a shirt that wasn't there before... Braveheart's shirt! Whoa! Yes, I mean, all his clothes have now been through the laundry and have been put away.  
Where did this come from?   I asked in amazement.  She replied that it was under the bed. Oh, my, who would have thought.  I loved that shirt on that boy.  He was so handsome in it.  He like to look nice.  He wore it often.  I didn't cry...I was just filled with joy.  I smelled it....soaked it in...it's like a little extra visit with him just for me...

3 comments:

Beth in IL said...

God is good. Glad the shirt gave you joy and comfort. Praying for you at DM.

Beth said...

Beautiful!

Lynn Dylan said...

Dear Tonya,

I just dropped by to see how you are doing. My heart is so very sad to hear about your precious Braveheart. You will be in my thoughts.

Love,
Lynn
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Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.