For Our Own Benefit Too

Life is a difficult ride. At times all of us will know pain, trouble, loneliness and struggle. That’s why it is so important for us to practice love and kindness. For your own benefit, as well as for others.

I saw the above paragraph at
I enjoy, gain value from, and am often touched by that blog, and whole-heartedly believe in the wisdom of this saying.


About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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2 Responses to For Our Own Benefit Too

  1. Jo-Anne says:

    Yes what a great saying I like it and I am now going over to check out the blog it came from…………
    I do try to practice love and kindness each and every day…………….most days I succeed some days maybe not so much but I do try………….

  2. russtowne says:

    Practicing good habits is a good thing, even when some days we miss our goals.

    I think you’ll enjoy the other blog too, Jo-Anne. Thank you for your comment!


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