Better and Best

A friend just sent an email that closed with a note I liked so much I wanted to share it with you:

‘Life is better when you are happy, but life is best when other people are happy because of you.’

Thank you, my friends, for making my life happier by your presence.

With Love,
Russ

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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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15 Responses to Better and Best

  1. Russ – Never before, I think it’s never before, have friends been so important in my life. Thanks for sharing. Sheri

  2. I like this think I will claim it as my own and will add it to my letters I write because I am cool like that

  3. utesmile says:

    Yes, so true and it is the best feeling when someone is happy because of you!
    Thanks for making me happy!

  4. Our lives are happier because we’ve connected with you! ♥

  5. russtowne says:

    I feel the same about you, my friend. I’ve been blessed in many ways by my friends who invest precious time to read my blog.
    Russ

  6. What a wonderful note to receive and so true. And thanks to you Russ for all your kindness and friendship, and all the love you share in the world. Bright blessings, Gina

  7. jolynproject says:

    Such a simple thought with such a huge message. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Great friends are like lemon aid on a hot summer day. It’s great that you’re a great friend and good that your friend told you.

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