Family – [ fam–uh-lee, fam-lee ]
“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” ~Desmond Tutu
My Mum, Dad, sister and I in 1977.
“No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you. ” ~ Exodus 20:12
“What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.” ~George Eliot