Family Tree Gal

Family Tree Gal
Carolyn Calton welcomes YOU!


In every home, frame a family tree to help strengthen your posterity.

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I am committed to acknowledging connections throughout the generations--past, present, and future--and igniting a sense of extraordinary family purpose in individuals in THIS generation. Let me help you discover your "roots" as well as strengthen the "branches" of your family tree. If you have had painful experiences in your family line, then this is the blog for you! In fact, all of us will see that as we strengthen ourselves, we strenthen our entire FAMILY TREE through the power of our positive influence.

Friday, August 13, 2010

Never Ever Give Up

Family Tree Friday

Everyone can have a powerful impact on their family tree. Simple acts of love can sometimes seem extraordinary. I was moved to tears by this video. I described it to one of my daughters, who had seen it long ago, and it prompted the same tears from her now—as it did then.

Watch as a young man who was favored to win the 400-meter race in the Barcelona Summer Olympics faced his excruciating disappointment.
We may not all have fathers like his, but we can BE that kind of father (or mother) or loved one.

There are concourses of family and friends in heaven applauding each of your efforts, no matter how faltering you think your efforts are.
They see the bigger picture and want the best for your family line.
THEY are YOUR cheering section.

YOUR RACE is NOT over.

For Generational Change-makers (see
Most likely, you see the picture of your life only in part when you look only at your painful past. Positive living lies ahead if you choose it. Gather the strengths you’ve received from your collected experiences. Glean the wisdom (as we say at Run the race valiantly with Heavenly Father’s help.

This is a must see.