DAP1122 (Don)'s Posts (1128)

Gift - Thank You

“Life is a gift. Live every day as a thank you note.”

~ Anon

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and daily I try to make every attempt to honor and thank God and my donor, Benny Keith.

I  am filled with eternal gratitude to God & Benny’s Keith’s family & friends.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Hugs

“A hug is the perfect gift. One size fits all and nobody minds if you exchange it.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and the extra hugs that I have been able to give and receive. Hugs are love, and that is the best gift you can give anyone. All thanks to God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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God's Gift

“God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.”

~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life by God and my special donor, Benny Keith.

I am in awe each and every day and filled with never-ending gratitude.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Who We Are

“We forget that our real gift is not what we can do, but who we are.”

~ Henri Nouwen

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and all of the blessings that came with this special heart. I am truly humbled and with each passing day, I am eternally grateful to God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Life Is Good

“Life is an adventure. Life is an opportunity. Life is a blessing. Life is a challenge. Life is a gift. Life is good.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and all of the blessings that came with this special heart. Even with all the ups and downs, LIFE IS GOOD. All thanks to God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Time

“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time, because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of yourself, that you will never get back.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of time ….. extra time. All thanks to God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith! I share this gift many times each month, by giving hope to those that need it, through volunteering.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Second Chance

“First I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.”

~ Oksana Baiul

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and a second chance all because of God and my special donor, Benny Keith Ward, said YES!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Life

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”

~ Tony Robbins

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of “life” … and have taken this privilege and tried to pay it back by volunteering, all this has been possible because of God and my special donor, Benny Keith Ward, said YES!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Day

“I try to be grateful for the abundance of the blessings that I have, the journey that I am on and to relish each day as a gift.”

~ Jame McGreevey

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of learning how to be truly grateful for everything, no matter how large of small … the moments that make each day special are all because of God and my special donor, Benny Keith Ward, said YES!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Love

“The greatest gift you can give to others is the unconditional gift of love and acceptance.”

~ Brian Tracy

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of “love and acceptance” … lots of extra LOVE, all because my special donor, Benny Keith Ward, said YES!

Organ donation is paying love forward.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Everyone

“Everyone has a gift, you just need to be willing to find it.”

~ Wolfgang Riebe

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of LIFE. I thank God, and my precious donor Benny Keith each and every day for this AMAZING gift I was blessed to receive.

Please register to be an organ donor and give an amazing gift to someone searching.

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Gift - Friendship

“Friendship is a gift that is fair in all things. It roots from one’s heart and involves memories that stay not for a while but for a lifetime.”

April is Organ Donor Awareness Month. It means the world to me. As a heart transplant recipient I’ve learned to take nothing for granted. I love my family and friends deeply. They live in my heart and soul always. None of this would have been possible without God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith.

Please register to become an organ donor.

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Gift - Blessings

“I breathe the blessings of each new day, a precious gift from the universe.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and all of the blessings that came with this special heart. I  am in awe each and every day. All thanks to God and my amazing donor, Benny Keith!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Learning

“Learning is a gift, even when pain is your teacher.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. Thanks to God and my donor Benny Keith I was given the gift of life through a heart transplant and while most of my pain was more mental / emotional, what I have learned about myself and others through this transplant journey myself, has been extra special.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Unique

“We’re not clones, we’re all born with different gifts. So let’s all celebrate being unique.”

– Susan McCann

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life by way of a heart transplant and that is very special and unique. All thanks to God and to my donor, Benny Keith!

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Memory

“A treasured memory is the lasting gift of time well spent.”

~ Tim Fargo

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of extra life and some great extra memories of time well spent with family and friends. All thanks to God and Benny Keith, because he said YES to organ donation.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Patience

“Patience – the gift of being able to see past the emotion.”

~ Rodney Williams

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life by God and Benny Keith and at times, more patience. Though there are times I fail miserably and emotions rule me.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Giving Back

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.”

~ Tony Robbins

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life and extra time ….. The gift of life that Benny Keith gave to me has allowed me to volunteer, to share, to give something back.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Life

“Life is a valuable gift that shouldn’t be wasted.”

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of life by God and Benny Keith … and I try not to waste a minute of it, our time here is too short. Make the best of every moment. Please register to be an organ donor.

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Gift - Smile

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”

~ Mother Teresa

April is DonateLife Month, and that is very near and dear to my heart. I was given the gift of extra smiles, extra love and this transplant journey leaves me constantly in awe. All because Benny Keith said YES to registering as an organ donor.

Please register to be an organ donor.

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