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Tag Archives: Heart Transplant
“My story is filled with broken pieces, bad choices and some ugly truths. It is also filled with major comeback, peace in my soul, and grace that saved my life.” Today, I celebrate the 13th anniversary of my heart transplant. This year, due to … Continue reading
“If you saved one life, it is as though you have saved the world” Usually April is one of the best months for me. As an organ recipient it is the month where we enhance our efforts to help educate … Continue reading
“Time flows in a strange way on odd days.” ~ Unknown Yesterday was an odd day. It was the first Wednesday in over 11 years where I was healthy and available and did NOT go and volunteer at my transplant … Continue reading
“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” ~ Washington … Continue reading
“Love is only real when it’s shared.” Organ donation is love being shared. Love that saves lives. Happy National Donor Day and Happy Valentine’s Day.
HeartDate – #4,444 “At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert … Continue reading
“It is because the human spirit knows, deep down, that all lives intersect. That death doesn’t just take someone, it misses someone else, and in the small distance between being taken and being missed, lives are changed.” ~ Mitch Albom; … Continue reading
Remembering Benny Keith May God always bless you and your family! “There are some who bring a light so great to the world, that even after they are gone, the light remains.”
“When we grow up we take ourselves way too seriously, and sometimes we become a heart attack waiting to happen.” ~ Tom Asacker Twelve years ago today, at about 9:30am, I had a massive heart attack. That single event changed … Continue reading