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Redtail Hawks soar gracefully, majestically, seemingly suspended in the blue sky. In some cultures the hawk represents a heightened perspective, dignity and vision. Specific to the Celtic culture, the hawk is a symbol of a life of variety and adventure.
To illustrate the myriad of physical and emotional feelings before and after heart transplant, is best described with simple words.
As it was: (with Congestive Heart Failure)
Tears (of sorrow)
As it was: (with the Gift of Life, a heart)
Having received the Gift of Life has heightened my perspective and outlook. Given back my dignity and provided a new vision of the world and my role in it. I now try to lead a life of variety and adventure. Like the Redtail Hawk, I too am “soaring again”.