“Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are.” — Unknown via Let’s Be Positive Together

“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko via

I read these sayings back-to-back and noticed they both involved choices. I always have choices. I may not like the options, but the choices are there nevertheless.

May I be smart enough to consistently choose wisely.


About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 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 the beauty of kindness and nature.
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6 Responses to Choices

  1. Thanks for sharing these powerful reminders Russ.

  2. shianwrites says:

    Excellent words to live by.

  3. lvsrao says:

    Very Excellent expression.

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