Category Archives: Awareness

Rainstorm Revelry on a Cloudless Day

I love rainstorms, reveling in the many sounds they make, the feel of raindrops on my skin, the sight of each as it splash-dances onto whatever it touches, the way rainstorms freshen the air, and the promise in the very … Continue reading

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I Just Opened a Window

It began to feel a bit stuffy in my home office, so I just opened a window. It only took a moment, but in the space of a heart-beat magic happened. My senses were aroused by the sumptuous melodies of … Continue reading

Posted in Abundance, Animals, Awareness, Blessings, Connection/Connecting, Contentment, Feelings/Emotions, Gifts, Gratitude, Heart, Joy & Happiness, Miracles, Nature, Peace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

A Gift of Trying Times

I love this quote and believe in the truth and wisdom of it. Sadly, the times I typically learn and re-learn this lesson are when I need friends the most. The great news is that those are the times that … Continue reading

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No Matter How Small

Sources: Awareness: Aura-etheric body-chi energy photo Reach: Mara Jones shared by Let’s Be Positive Together Triangles: George Takei’s photo “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” –Horton of Dr. Seuss fame “I meant what I said and I said … Continue reading

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Greatness In Small Things

(Source: Karen Robiscoe-Fan Page shared Hippie Peace Freak’s photo.) When one realizes that the small things in life ARE great they realize they’ve had great things in their life the whole time. And who wouldn’t be grateful about that? –Russ … Continue reading

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A Simple Shift With Profound Results

(Source: I Stop for Suffering) Thank you, Meg. I whole-heartedly believe in the truth, wisdom, and power of your comment. Russ

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The Corrosive Power Of Ego

I believe that ego corrodes relationships, self-confidence, and feelings of self-worth. My ego used to run nearly constant unnecessary and harmful replays in my mind of instances that happened long ago that brought on feelings of shame, guilt, pain, and … Continue reading

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