The donor quilt is visually stunning. From
a distance you see all those patches respresenting lives lost and
lives replenished. Up close you see young faces, hearts, sports,
pets, and above all, smiles. Some
words stand out among the images: many names and dates, and "forever," "love," "life," and "miss." These
words make up the voices from the quilt. Below is a small sampling
of those voices.
in our hearts.
A loving heart
A gentle touch
He gave us all
I will love you forever.
Four lives restored
You have everything beautiful in its time, for everything you do remains
happen to those who believe.
Always giving in life
And now in death
Giving life to others:
You are a star.
I'll miss you until
We meet in Heaven.
In one of the stars
I shall be living
In one of them I shall be laughing
When you look at the sky at night
And when your sorrow is comforted
You will be content that you have always known me
You will always be my friend
You will always want to laugh with me
You have touched
our hearts and changed our lives forever.
We miss you every day.
You will always
be in my heart.
Four lives were saved by his choice.
knows no season.
Her belief: " Every day
is a new day!"
the bridge of life and hope to people.
Your dream came true. We love and miss you.
holes in One
see clearly, two children can run
and now the world shall hear your song.
want it you can have it
You just have to believe in yourself.
The true measure
of our journey through life
does not lie in how many souvenirs
we can purchase along the way
but in how many lives
we stop to touch.
He enjoyed life
to the fullest.
Greater love hath no man than this,
That a man lay down his life for his friends.
Died while on the waiting list for a heart-lung transplant -
He brought us joy.
He was a good and faithful servant.
He multiplied his talents.
A Mother holds her Children's hand for a while,
their hearts forever.
She is helping
Stitched forever in our hearts.
You gotta have wings.
how to eat an elephant: "One bite at a time."
Those who walk with God will always
find their way.
The gift continues.
To love and be loved
Is to feel the sun from both sides.
No act of kindness,
no matter how small,
is ever wasted.
Generous in Life
Generous in Death
"Why anybody'd be
crazy not to . . . .
You could save somebody's life. "
Life isn't measured by the number of days you have lived,
but by the number of people you have touched.
And in that sense you have lived a lifetime.