The internet is realizing we have much to learn from our elders and one Twitter user is sharing that lesson.
Writer Alex Alvarez, who goes by the name David Bynch on Twitter, shared a sweet moment with his grandmother that is warming hearts and giving inspiration to many. We can all take a page out of his grandmother's book when it comes to self-love.
"tonight my abuelita whispered, "I want to show you the most beautiful girl in the world," solemnly leading me to a table packed with old family photos. with one, shaky finger, she pointed, slowly, to a photo... of herself"
"this is the energy i'm carrying with me into the new year"
tonight my abuelita whispered, “I want to show you the most beautiful girl in the world,” solemnly leading me to a… https://t.co/yGGCBbaErM— ᴀ.ᴀ. ᴅᴇ ʟᴇᴠɪɴᴇ (@ᴀ.ᴀ. ᴅᴇ ʟᴇᴠɪɴᴇ) 1546229165
The tweet went viral, with over 90,000 likes.
@soalexgoes @ariellec Queen 👑— Maggie Serota (@Maggie Serota) 1546299243
@soalexgoes @morgendann https://t.co/GjVyj1hft5— just katha (@just katha) 1546339375
@soalexgoes @onlxn I love your abuelita, you are truly blessed to have her in your life. Do something nice for her… https://t.co/R0ccV2ej67— Daisy (@Daisy) 1546272909
@soalexgoes im weeping— meg z (@meg z) 1546277621
"Hug that granny!"
@soalexgoes @saladinahmed ¡Abrazo a esa abuelita!— javier 💚 (@javier 💚) 1546276935
@soalexgoes @taetional Love ur abuela😭👏 https://t.co/J5CKUQxB1y— :) (@:)) 1546314081
Others shared their own stories.
@soalexgoes Do all grandmas take a class on swag? Cause that is SO something my grandma used to do lol— Kay G | Blogger | Author | Blerd (@Kay G | Blogger | Author | Blerd) 1546392565
@soalexgoes My grandpa this Christmas wouldn't stop talking about how handsome he is 😒😂— LilMac (@LilMac) 1546360857
@soalexgoes @saladinahmed What a woman. My Baba thought the same thing-she was a gorgeous red head in her prime. ❤️❤️❤️— Liz Hall (@Liz Hall) 1546277211
@soalexgoes I think we have the same Abuelita— Alicia (@Alicia) 1546399948
And for this Twitter user, a little TMI.
@soalexgoes @MimiLikesBadTV Big mood. My grandma did this to me once but it was a boudoir photo of her in the 40’s… https://t.co/PDrAtLlWMV— Nicole "Thornwolf" Dornsife (@Nicole "Thornwolf" Dornsife) 1546282540
Take a tip from one abuelita and show yourself some love.