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Daily Inspiration: Family is Forever


“Family~Where life begins and love never ends.” 

What exactly is family? How do you define or describe it? Is it just blood relation? 


I believe that family is more than blood. The most important people in my life, the people who would do anything for me, who love me…warts and all…have no blood relation to me.

I consider these people my family.


“The family-that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.”

~ Dodie Smith

I love this quote….it’s very true. Many times during our life, no matter how hard we try, no matter how badly we may want to, we can never truly get away from our family. Our parents, will always be there, through the fights, the tears, the battles. No matter how young or old, parents always worry about their children….ALWAYS!


The video below is a beautiful, heartwarming story of a son who has a disagreement with his father. There’s yelling and the son storms off, only to be brought back together with his very loving parents after a tragic accident. Through heartache and tears, the family is brought back together. This is a very inspiring video that brought tears to my eyes.

Hopefully it will warm your heart…and encourage you to call your Dad.

“That’s what family do for you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.”

~Deb Caletti



About Tamara Hoerner (1258 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

7 Comments on Daily Inspiration: Family is Forever

  1. That was quite a video. Thank you so much for sharing. It truly puts life and family in perspective.

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  2. Awesome words and absolutely true Tamara, family is family with all its ups and downs and still we are together. A great video and lovely pics too. Great post.

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  3. Amazing. ❤ ❤

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