Skip to comments.The Texan who stole the show at Margaret Thatcher's funeral
Posted on 04/17/2013 3:32:01 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
After being carried through the streets of London in a flag-draped coffin aboard a gun carriage, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest this morning in St. Paul's Cathedral. But the big story of the day wasn't Maggie. No, it was a 19-year-old Texan who stole the show from the deceased Iron Lady.
With a poise reminiscent of the elder Thatcher, Amanda Thatcher, Margaret's granddaughter, delivered a reading from Epistles that has the British media agog. Amanda, who lives with her mother in Texas, chose a rather militant passage that calls on believers to "put on the whole armour of God."
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Cannot tell you how proud I am to see Margaret Thatcher's granddaughter lives in Texas. Chokes me up.
What the hell? I have to sign up? no thanks
Seriously, don’t you think it was an answer to the family’s prayers that they didn’t have to deal with a representative of the White House?
Maybe she or her brother will be interested in saving our country one day.
Amanda seems to have inherited her grandmother’s constitution.
I’m glad that no 0bama pigs soiled Baroness Thatcher’s services.
In a wholesome sort of way.
Good job Amanda...Bless you and your family.
Thanks for a fine reading of the Good Word.
Looking through the unusually blurry laptop screen, she looks not guilty.
Bless you, Miss Thatcher, and your brother, Michael. Beautiful reading and choice of reading.
11 Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand . 14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; 15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16 Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17 And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:Ephesians 6:11-17 (King James Version)
Yes, When Amanda read here scripture Obozo could not have withstood the heat. He is a servant of the “father of Lies”. She is a servant of Christ.
Thanks for another of those “You May Have A Virus on Your Computer” website.
I was hoping for more of a 'twang to her accent, but she's overcome that part of being Texan.
God bless the entire family.
Amanda, like her brother, are native born Americans.
12 For we awrestle not bagainst cflesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the drulers of the edarkness of this world, against spiritual fwickedness in high places.
13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
14 Stand therefore, having your loins agirt about with btruth, and having on the cbreastplate of drighteousness;
15 And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of apeace;
16 Above all, taking the shield of afaith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery bdarts of the wicked.
17 And take the helmet of asalvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God
Written from Rome unto the Ephesians by Tychicus.
In Texas we... raise 'em up right--
It is my understanding that that passage is always the Epistle reading for members of the Order of the Garter.
She is most definitely not guilty. And that is a brilliant choice of Scripture. I don’t know if Mrs. Thatcher was saved—I hope so—but the image of the Iron Lady in metaphysical armor and sword is a pretty powerful one.
Beautiful and well poised young woman. Britain and Texas should both be proud.
God bless her, God rest Margaret Thatcher, and God bless their gracious Queen.
Makes me want to break out in a chorus of God Bless America...
That is exactly I was thinking. I believe Amanda and Michael Thatcher have a very bright future.
They may of had to feed Michelle, too.
Baronness Thatcher was warning us. Pretty clear who she saw as the enemy.
Brings to mind Hebrews 4:12.
Amanda let’s God divide bone and marrow according to His Word. He who has ears, let him hear!
Regardless, it is most appropriate.
Eph 6:12 KJV is among my favorite verses.
I just grabbed the url from that site wanting to rope folks into registration .. glad to help.
Sorry, I did not get that response. May be that Obozo’s minions are already doing interference for him.
Thanks very much for posting. HOORAY Amanda Thatcher!
R.I.P. Lady Thatcher
does anyone have a clip of the statement made by the druid who performed the funeral? I understand he was snarkey.
Same thing here. Would have liked to read the story but not THAT much. Will just read commentary here.
Well done Amanda! I am proud that you are a Richmond Spider.
Maybe it is a random event. I occasionally get it from Breitbart and that doesn’t make me happy either.
That is an attractive young lady. I wonder if she really behaves the same way? If she does, what a catch.
Bet the protesters don’t have anyone who looks that beautiful or could even read. Classy.
Thank You Lady Thatcher
True. Obama would just grandstand and defile the funeral by his presence.
I didn’t know Margaret Thatcher had a granddaughter living in Texas. But it fits.
Now that's one heck of a piece of trivia. However did you find that out? (Enquiring minds want to know!)
Try this, it works for me most of the time.
When you load the page, immediately hit the STOP LOADING icon in the address bar.
I use Firefox, so when a page is loading, there is an X on the extreme right of the bar. Punch that X, the page quits loading the script that calls up that ugly REGISTER page.
You can read the whole thing, and see the video, without problems.
Unless you use IE. Then, you’re on your own!
Neither the Quisling-in-Chief or the Vice-Idiot received an invitation to the funeral...on purpose. The Brits obviously wanted a dignified ceremony, NOT a Bama photo op.