thoughts to remember in the coming new year and moving onward, courtesy of mr. rogers.

Mr. Rogers became one of my heroes only after I became a middle-aged adult, but my respect for who he was and what he worked for has grown with every passing year. This world lost a wonderful blessing when he passed.

With Love,
Russ
PS Thank you for this wonderful post, Beth.

I didn't have my glasses on....

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mister rogers on love

love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like “struggle.” to love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.

by far the most important aspect of rogers’s philosophy is the idea that you have to work to keep loving and caring about someone. it’s not a thing that happens once and then ceases. it’s a constant, lifelong process.

Mister Rogers on caring for others around you

if you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. there is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.

Mister Rogers on civic duty

we live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. it’s easy to…

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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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4 Responses to thoughts to remember in the coming new year and moving onward, courtesy of mr. rogers.

  1. Mr Rogers generally knew what he was talking about

  2. Mrs. P says:

    Great post! Thanks for sharing it!

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