Sat Nov 24, 2012, 05:42 PM
The Straight Story (47,901 posts)
Getting a little dusty in here
'Dear God will you please take care of my dog': Heartwarming story of girl who mailed letter to heaven... and post office worker who wrote back to her
When Abbey, the beloved 14-year-old dog of the Scrivener family died, one little girl's grief was eased in the most touching of fashions.
Telling her parents that she wanted to write a letter to God, four-year-old Meredith dictated a note to her mother and together they traveled down to their post office in Brook Hollow, Texas to post it.
Two weeks later to their amazement, the family returned home to find a package wrapped in gold on their front porch addressed to 'Mer' and signed 'God, and one of his special angels.'
Inside the mysterious package was a book titled 'When a Pet Dies' by Fred Rogers and note, clearly sent in reply to the little girl's plea to God to 'please take care of my dog'
'Dear Meredith,' read the attached letter.
'Abbey arrived safely in heaven. Having the picture was a big help. I recognized Abbey right away. Abbey isn't sick anymore. Her spirit is here with me just like it stays in your heart. Abbey loved being your dog.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2237857/Meredith-Scrivener-Texas-girl-4-mails-letter-heaven-dog-dies--post-office-worker-writes-back.html#ixzz2DBON5Cd4
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Sat Nov 24, 2012, 07:32 PM
Heathen57 (573 posts)
5. I would love to
shake this kind-hearted person's hand. It isn't often you can make a difference in a child's life, and to help her in her time of grief, especially since this is probably the first time in dealing with tragedy like this.