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Thirteen Years!

“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

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April is DonateLife Month

“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

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Odd Day

“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

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David O. Taylor, M.D.

“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

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National Donor Day …. And Valentines Day

“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.    

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4,444 Days of Gratitude

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

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Intersecting Lives

“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

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Remembering

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.”

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12 Years Since God Pressed My Reset Button

“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

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Trouble ……… That NEVER Happened

“I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” ~ Mark Twain This past week has been filled with stress/anxiety. In the end, it was wasted energy. I had been scheduled … Continue reading

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