Yesterday I posted the above photo on Facebook and Instagram to show my cyber family the sweet treasure I found in the forest. The next day I returned to the exact same spot, took a seat, and a few minutes later a couple and their pup stopped their walk to speak to me.
This is Gary and Cathy and their furbaby, Lucy. They stopped to tell me how happy they are to see someone enjoying this spot. Turns out they were the ones to purchase the bench in honour of Gary's parents. Tears. What are the chances? I just posted the bench photo yesterday!
Their story was so beautiful to listen to and I told them how much I was touched by the message on the bench when I saw it and how I hoped for the same kind of gift when I pass. I also asked if I could take a picture of the three of them with their tribute. What a sacred moment.
Now my new favourite spot is even more special to me. Heart is overflowing.
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