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— david bynch (@david bynch)1546229165.0
The tweet went viral, with over 90,000 likes.
@soalexgoes @ariellec Queen 👑— The Ultimate Worrier (@The Ultimate Worrier)1546299243.0
@soalexgoes @morgendann https://t.co/GjVyj1hft5— Katha. (@Katha.)1546339375.0
@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)1546272909.0
@soalexgoes im weeping— meg (@meg)1546277621.0
"Hug that granny!"
@soalexgoes @saladinahmed ¡Abrazo a esa abuelita!— Javier Moreno 💚 (@Javier Moreno 💚)1546276935.0
@soalexgoes @taetional Love ur abuela😭👏 https://t.co/J5CKUQxB1y— Hobi💜 (@Hobi💜)1546314081.0
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 Gus (@Kay Gus)1546392565.0
@soalexgoes When my brother was like, 3 or 4 he was sitting in my lap and staring into my eyes. He goes, "There's s… https://t.co/2DQdEc2Yay— KCritts (@KCritts)1546265733.0
@soalexgoes @cafecitosounds This is like the time my uncle said he was going to take a picture of the best girl in… https://t.co/kOCEer4SAZ— Rochele (@Rochele)1546230840.0
@soalexgoes My grandpa this Christmas wouldn't stop talking about how handsome he is 😒😂— Shawn McKay (@Shawn McKay)1546360857.0
@soalexgoes @saladinahmed What a woman. My Baba thought the same thing-she was a gorgeous red head in her prime. ❤️❤️❤️— Liz Hall (@Liz Hall)1546277211.0
@soalexgoes I think we have the same Abuelita— 𝙰𝚕𝚒𝚌𝚒𝚊 𝙼𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚎 𝙱𝚛𝚞𝚌𝚎 (@𝙰𝚕𝚒𝚌𝚒𝚊 𝙼𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚛𝚎 𝙱𝚛𝚞𝚌𝚎)1546399948.0
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— Thornwolf (@Thornwolf)1546282540.0
Take a tip from one abuelita and show yourself some love.