We are all Susan Boyle

April 15th, 2009

I know you’ve already seen this 5.9 million times, but this time, I want you to give yourself a “Yes” and go back to your own small village with your bad hair held high, blowing kisses to strangers.

Keep singing your song, and I will too. What else is a church volunteer to do?

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11 Comments »

  1. Amen and yes, ma’am! We are all Susan Boyle.

    Comment by Phyl — April 15, 2009 @ 4:17 pm

  2. I actually hadn’t seen this, Karen! Thank you for passing it along!

    Oh, Susan Boyle…no words, only big smiles, and two thumbs up!!

    (crawling back under my rock now, have a good day topside!)

    Comment by Cam@Journey Wildly — April 15, 2009 @ 4:45 pm

  3. Oh, wow.

    Comment by Mama Zen — April 15, 2009 @ 5:16 pm

  4. We can learn a lot from Susan Boyle, especially the blowing kisses to strangers part.

    Comment by Jennifer/The Word Cellar — April 15, 2009 @ 6:26 pm

  5. This was one of those moments when you realized that your perspective needed to be changed and Susan Boyle was only to happy to help.

    Comment by Cat — April 15, 2009 @ 7:19 pm

  6. Yes Cat. God steps in.

    Comment by Karen Maezen Miller — April 15, 2009 @ 7:25 pm

  7. I started crying when I watched the clip.
    Just amazing.

    Comment by Anna — April 15, 2009 @ 7:40 pm

  8. Thanks.

    Comment by Mrs. B. Roth — April 15, 2009 @ 7:51 pm

  9. Absolutely blown away – yes Karen, God steps in – through people like Susan, and people like you, and maybe even people like me. Wow!

    Comment by Renae C. — April 15, 2009 @ 11:24 pm

  10. Actually, I had not seen it either!

    OMG!!!

    What fun! I am smiling from ear to ear! And my heart, which has been dormant with heaviness and grief, is pounding in my chest as I write this!

    Thank you for helping to bring me back to life 🙂

    Comment by Nerdy Renegade — April 17, 2009 @ 3:30 pm

  11. I hadn’t seen it either.

    Blowing kisses seems like as good a thing to do as any, doesn’t it?

    Comment by Stacy (mama-om) — April 18, 2009 @ 3:36 am

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