TITLE

special delivery

AUTHOR(S)
Hodgen, Barbara Beamer
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Guideposts;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author shares her experience of having a secret comforter. Her husband recently died and she has been receiving sympathy cards every day. She received a small note with a green ribbon which was nestled between two bills. She says that the notes continued to appear long after the sympathy cards had stopped. Each note has a ribbon attached and a comforting quote. She states that she has passed the notes to someone who might need those on his journey.
ACCESSION #
24758964

 

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