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Tag Archives: Family
“To me, life is a gift, and it’s a blessing just to be alive. And each person should learn what a gift it is to be alive, no matter how tough things get.” ~ Tony Bennett April is DonateLife Month, … Continue reading
“The people who stood by me without flinching while I walked through hell are my family now.” (Thank the Lord, a lot of my blood family was present. And all those that have been on this journey with me ….. … Continue reading
“Every family tree produces some lemons, some nuts and a few bad apples.” ~ Unknown “I looked up my family tree, and found three dogs using it.” ~ Rodney Dangerfield A number of months ago I posted here about “Family-Genetics-Ethnicity” … Continue reading
“Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.” ~ Joseph Brodsky
“You were designed for greatness. You were born to accomplish incredible things. Unlimited potential is part of your DNA!” I have been fascinated about genealogy, DNA, and where we really come from. Son many families live on stories, either fact … Continue reading
“One day you will realize that material things mean nothing. All that matters is the well-being of the people in your life.” ~ Leon Brown
“Family isn’t about whose blood you have. It’s about who you care about.”
Each day I am thankful for, Nights that turned into mornings, Friends that turned into family, Dreams that turned into reality, And likes that turned into love!
I won’t speak for all heart transplant recipients, but of those that I know, I’d venture to say that the heart transplant journey changes many of us. If you’ve ever been on the cusp of death, it truly increases your … Continue reading