Monthly Archives: February 2012

Tragedy!!

Regardless of where you are in the world this week there has been news of yet another high school tragedy over the past two days. My2ndHeartBeat headquarters is a little over an hour away from the site of this horrific event … Continue reading

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Against The Wind

Against the Wind ~ Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band ~ Watch it here ~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcDCvQbOdig At times, I look at many parts of this song as being my pre-transplant life. Read the lyrics and I’ll explain a bit … Continue reading

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Update ~ Pay It Forward Day

“If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction.” A little update from yesterday’s “Pay It Forward Day”, which is, at least in my mind, synonymous with “Random Acts … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward Day

According to a number of things on Facebook, there is a “Pay It Forward Day” event tomorrow, 2/22/2012. Giving thanks and sharing life means a LOT to me. It became extra special to me after my heart transplant. I really … Continue reading

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Second Chances

I love quotes from others, but today I’ll quote myself ……… “Second chances have NO expiration date. If you get a second chance, you can maintain it by starting each day with a prayer, sharing your second chance with others, and ending the … Continue reading

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If I Die Young

The title of this post is a song by “The Band Perry” The partial lyrics are  ~ If I die young, bury me in satin Lay me down on a bed of roses Sink me in the river at dawn … Continue reading

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National Organ Donor Day

Today, which is Valentine’s Day, is also National Organ Donor Day!! Each day, an average of 79 people receive organ transplants. However, an average of 18 people die each day waiting for transplants that can’t take place because of the … Continue reading

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Higher

“Higher” by Creed ….. what a beautiful song. Listen to those lyrics …… Listen (crank up the volume) and see the lyrics here ~ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LASeWCB8J0 “Higher” When dreaming I’m guided to another world Time and time again At sunrise I fight to … Continue reading

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Simply Beautiful

“How wonderful it is to drown in your waters & be reborn as a shimmering wave of liquid love dancing upon the surface of your golden heart!” What a beautiful line ….. Maybe thanking God for a heart transplant? …… Or, a heart transplant recipient thanking … Continue reading

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Heart Month ~ Heart 411

Being that this is heart month, I wanted to share with you the only book you’ll ever need, for yourself or a friend or family member, in regard to your heart health. It was written my two of Cleveland Clinic’s best & … Continue reading

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