Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 9:45 PM
what is family???
Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go by any rules. They're not like aches or wounds; they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.
Butt he great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you thers another 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.
'Ohana means family - no one gets left behind, and no one is ever forgotten. so just remember theirs nothing like fam