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A VERY DIFFERENT GIG...


Saturday, April 20, 2013

A friend sent me this story. We all need a laugh today.
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As a guitarist, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauperís cemetery in the back country. As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost.

I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight. There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch.

I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didnít know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like Iíve never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played ĎAmazing Grace,í the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my guitar and started for my car. Though my head hung low, my heart was full.

As I opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, ďI never seen nothiní like that before and Iíve been putting in septic tanks for twenty years.Ē

Apparently, Iím still lostÖ
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LINDA! 4/22/2013 12:46AM

    So funny!!! emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 4/21/2013 9:29PM

    THANK YOU!!! There is always a reason when things like this happen. I think God sent him to this location to bless the workers!!
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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AWESOMECHELZ 4/21/2013 9:27AM

    But, you know? I cried when I read it and it touched my soul. Plus, maybe that person wasn't really lost....S[he] was meant to touch those men's hearts. We don't know what they are going through in their lives and I truly believe that her/his "loss" was meant to be, if this is not just a joke but a true story.The homeless man? He appreciates it too. Thanks for sharing.

Love, Chelsea emoticon

Comment edited on: 4/21/2013 9:29:01 AM

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BELTONWALKER67 4/21/2013 9:20AM

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TEDDYBEARGIRL 4/20/2013 10:33PM

    LOL

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ANOTHERMOMOF2 4/20/2013 5:49PM

    Thanks for the laugh!

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LIVELYGIRL2 4/20/2013 4:45PM

  Oh my GOSH!!!! LOL !!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ANHELIC 4/20/2013 4:26PM

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TWEETYKC00 4/20/2013 2:45PM

    Gotta love it!

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DAZZEEDOO 4/20/2013 1:27PM

    Cute!

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