Today’s Quote

My fears are still there. Perhaps I’ll never lose them. I just face them and create anyway.
With Love,

Soul Gatherings


To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

~ Joseph Chilton Pearce ~

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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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4 Responses to Today’s Quote

  1. I’m with you, Russ. Facing the fears and creating anyway. I find this quote inspiring and very human:

    “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life – and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”
    Georgia O’Keeffe

  2. russtowne says:

    Kudos to Georgia O’Keeffe! I’ve let fear keep me from doing many things I’ve wanted to do throughout my life. Or perhaps I just just didn’t want to do those things badly enough, though that sounds a bit like “sour grapes” rationalizing to me. In more recent years, as my time remaining on this earthly plane continues to shrink, I have grown, and have won my fight with fear far more often than it has conquered me.


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