You see, in August last year, Gracie’s Dad Craig died suddenly after an accident at work, leaving Gracie and her three siblings without a father. So this was her first Christmas without him.
But rather than focusing on the sadness of losing her Dad, Gracie decided instead to focus on ensuring that his last wish was carried out with love and enthusiasm.
You see Craig, who had volunteed regularly with charities over the years, had said that he wanted to open the family cafe in order to feed the homeless on Christmas day.
So with her father gone, Gracie was determined to make sure that this is exactly what happened.
Watch this short video to see her act of kindness in her Dad’s memory:
Gracie said: ‘It’s been the best Christmas ever. I was just at school feeling sad about my dad so decided I wanted to do something to make him proud and this felt like the perfect thing. I haven’t asked my mum yet but I want to do this every year.’
So today I would like you to join me in celebrating this little girl’s selfless act of kindness in her Dad’s memory…turning her sadness into kindness for others.
As you know, I would love to acknowledge, honour and celebrate the women who have inspired you as well. So if there is someone that you believe should feature as a Fabulous Friday Female, then send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with 3 simple details:
- Who is your Fabulous Friday Female? (Her name and location in the world)
- Why is she a Fabulous Friday Female to YOU? (How do you know her? What does she do? In what way is she inspiring?)
- A photo or link to a picture of her online (if there is a reason that you would prefer not to include a photo, just let me know)
So help me to share with all of our lovely ladies the real women who inspire YOU.
Merry Christmas…and remember, as always, to Stay Fabulous too!