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12/29/07 7:47 P

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I heard this a couple of days ago.
I'm not sure whether it is for real, but if it isn't I still think it's a GREAT idea ...

As it goes, about 20 years ago, an aging gentleman and his barber made an agreement. The aging gentleman had written personal Christmas wishes for all his family and friends and left the cards with his barber to be posted for Christmas the year of his death. He also left money based on the going stamp rate for that year.
Every year around Christmas, as the gentleman was still amongst the living, he updated his agreement with his barber and gave him some extra money for the increase in the postal rate.
A couple of weeks before Christmas '07 the gentleman visited with his loyal barber again and asked him if he still had the Christmas cards. The barber confirmed he still had them. Then the old gentleman told him he probably could send out the cards this year. His end was near.

He died the following day. All of his family and friends got a personal Christmas wish from the old gentleman after his death. It read:

"I managed to convince The Big Guy up here to allowe me to come down to Earth for just a couple of moments, just long enough for me to post these special wishes to all of you. I can't stay long, because He already bent the rule for me and I don't want to push my luck.
All is well here. I feel great. I can't really tell you what it is like here because there just are no words to describe it. But I can tell you that things have never felt better for me. So there is no reason for anyone to mourne me this Christmas.
I gotta hurry back now.
With all my Love"

I would love to do the same .....


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12/26/07 12:33 A

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No they don't miss us because they are with the LORD and at satisfied but we who are here on Earth are the ones who need friends to help us through this time of the year and all year long. Merry Christmas Spiritangle.

Dorothy

If you tell God no because He won't explain the reason He wants you to do something, you are actually hindering His blessing. But when you say yes to Him, all of heaven opens to pour out His goodness and reward your obedience. What matters more than material blessings are the things He is teaching us in our spirit.
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For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in


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12/24/07 4:43 P

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FAMILY AND FRIENDS emoticon MISS YOU!!

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Stop living life for what's around the corner and start enjoying the walk down the street.
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12/24/07 2:37 P

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I miss them dearly too!
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12/24/07 8:12 A

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Thank you Spirit Angel. My died dad this year, my mom 15 years ago along with many other relatives and friends. I agree it is a lonely time for us and I miss them all dearly. However, imagine what their beautiful Christmas must be like in Heaven!!

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SPIRIT_ANGEL's Photo SPIRIT_ANGEL Posts: 19,390
12/24/07 3:29 A

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family and Friends are spending Christmas in Heaven this year
They left me with fond memories I cherish ever so dear
Their rewards on this earth were few and far between
But their bountiful gifts up there will rival a King

Some of my brothers and sisters will be up there too
Along with some aunts and uncles and a cousin or two
They made that Heavenly trip and left me here alone
To ramble around a house that is no longer a home

I miss the love and companionship that was theirs and mine
I miss them all especially at Christmas time
Spending Christmas in Heaven is where they will be
I guess God missed them too and wanted their company

We cannot forget the loved ones up in heaven!

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