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A note from Dr. Bill: How Hearts Embraced Began.

Hearts Embraced

Martha Sears

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A few years ago, I wanted to give my dear wife, Martha, the gift to remember: a gift that symbolized how our love for one another has grown together; a gift that portrayed how our hearts embrace one another and how our spiritual focus on God is the centerpiece of our relationship.

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Martha and I's journey through life together hasn't always been easy, but it has been the trials in life that have drawn our hearts together, bound by our faith. We were married young and started our family soon afterward. During our younger years, the struggles of "living on love" while juggling demanding medical careers almost drove our marriage apart. Thankfully, our faith brought us through the storms of life, including years of depression and cancer. Today, after raising eight wonderful children and authoring over 40 books, Martha and I's love for each other is stronger than ever. Our hearts have truly embraced.

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When looking for the perfect gift for Martha I asked myself the very important question, "What do women want?" Jewelry, of course! Thus began my quest. I searched many jewelry stores for the perfect piece, but unsuccessfully. So I decided Martha deserved a unique necklace that I designed myself. I called it embracing hearts. Wanting Martha to have the best, I consulted jeweler and expert gemologists Michael and Lu Feldman of Michael Alan Collections to create a design for my embracing hearts design idea. The results were truly amazing! I presented the pendant necklace to Martha. Needless to say, she was delighted.

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The embracing hearts design has since become quite an eye-catcher. People would stop Martha and ask, “Wow! That’s beautiful, so special, where did you get it?” The rest is beautiful history.

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As a result, Martha's unique heart pendant inspired us to offer viewers of our website a pendant expressing many of the same qualities as embracing hearts. To do this, we again partnered with our friends Michael and Lu and their company to offer a similar design as part of Michael Alan Collection. As we were trying to come up with our own brand for the collection, I imagined that not only happily married men would enjoy giving the pendant as a gift, but also we guys who need a make-up gift when we’ve acted like jerks. In fact, we humorously referred to our idea as: “Jewels from Jerks.” However, for obvious reasons, we decided to stick with our first idea, the name Hearts Embraced!

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So for those desiring to express the unbreakable love you have for another (whether wife, child, or significant other) and recognizing that it is your faith which binds your relationship with that person, Martha and I with our partners in Hearts Embraced are offering you the Hearts Embraced Pendant for you to purchase for yourself or for that special loved one in your life.

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Resonating from the pendant's message of love and faith is also our desire to give back. Martha and I, along with our friends Michael and Lu Feldman, are therefore committed to seeing a percentage of profits earned from the sale of the pendants in the Hearts Embraced Collection will go to help support the Dr. Sears Wellness Foundation, a non-profit organization set up to help train individuals, communities, and organizations that lack the means and education to teach others, within their sphere of influence, how to avoid nutrition-related diseases and live healthier lives.

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Currently, the Hearts Embraced collection includes symbols for the Christian Cross and the Star of David. Other items will soon be made available in the Michael Alan Collection for you to purchase. Michael Alan Collections also accepts requests to customize the piece to include an alternate symbol of your faith at the center of your relationship. Special orders or other high-end customization using the Hearts Embraced design may also be available upon request.

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Thank you for taking time to read the story behind this beautiful pendant. Martha and I hope that the purchase of this necklace will become a family heirloom for your family as it has in ours. We hope you enjoy your purchase as a constant reminder of the love and faith in your own lives.

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God bless,

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Dr. Bill Sears