“There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.”
–Mother Theresa

The great news is that we have within us an almost infinite potential to give love and appreciation, and they are free to give.

Wish Love,
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About russtowne

I'm awed by the beauty of nature and the power of love and gratitude. Some of my favorite sensory experiences include waves crashing on rocky shores, waterways in ancient redwood and fern-filled forests, and rain. 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.
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9 Responses to Hunger

  1. A very good reminder especially at this time of year Russ!

  2. cho wan yau says:

    mmm but you shouldn’t be the one who always apologises, relationships are a two way street. In the end it becomes like a power/ control thing, you love him more so you always apologise even when you know you are in the right because you are so terrified of losing him.

    • russtowne says:

      When both of us are focused on maintaining and strengthening the relationship rather than keeping score as to how many times each of us has apologized, we both win.

      • cho wan yau says:

        It is not keeping score but when there is a huge imbalance in the relationship, as in one is committed to it working and the other is more on an ego power trip then both lose. In my case I lost far more cos I gave more. In retrospect it was better to stick up for myself than be a doormat and lose even my own self respect. Irony is he dumped me anyway. So being a people pleaser is a lose lose situation. Better to be true to yourself.

        • russtowne says:

          We are not in disagreement. If only one person is focused on maintaining and growing a relationship, heartache is sure to follow. I believe nearly everyone has been in such a painful relationship. Often the best result is a speedy end to it so healing can begin and lessons can be learned, creating the opportunity to experience greater joy again.

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