Category Archives: Commitment

Reporting for Duty

The day after 9/11, a man appeared at a New York City firehouse offering to help. He was a former employee — he had worked at the firehouse from 1980 to 1984 before changing careers. Despite his nearly two decades … Continue reading

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I Love this Video

I love this video and I’ll bet most of you will too. Connecting the Dots I Love this Video With Love, Russ

Posted in Acceptance, Adversity, Breakthroughs, Bullying, Challenges, Choices, Commitment, Courage, Following Your Passion, Growth/Learning, Inspiring, LIfe Lessons, My Beliefs, Opportunities, Strength, Success, Vids & Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Kindness Was The Name Of The Game

Kindness Was the Name of the Game By Russ Towne In 2012 my wife and I experienced a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it we got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Challenges, Children, Commitment, Community, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Inspiring, Making the World a Better Place, Non-Fiction, Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, True Stories I've Written, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

A Beautiful Solution to a Heart-breaking Problem

I’ll bet it’s not often that a tough-looking biker club gets called beautiful, but I’m doing it now. Please click on the link to see why. So many of life’s difficult problems can be dealt with in such creative ways. … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Bullying, Children, Commitment, Compassion, Courage, Creativity, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Fear, Goodness, Honor, Kindness, Making the World a Better Place, Strength, Suffering, Teamwork, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Coordinated Kindness Ends Bullying

All it takes is kindness. Sometimes it helps to coordinate the effort. When coordinated kindness occurs, miracles can happen. Below is a link to a great example. http://kindnessblog.com/2014/01/22/football-team-stops-bullying/ With Love, Russ

Posted in Action, Breakthroughs, Bullying, Choices, Commitment, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Grace, Heroes, Inspiring, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Miracles, My Beliefs, Photos That Touched Me, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

My First Non-Fiction Book For Adults Has Just Been Released

http://www.amazon.com/From-Heart-Grateful-Russ-Towne/dp/1494212307/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1386654200&sr=8-3&keywords=russ+towne Or, you could just go to Amazon.com and type “Russ Towne” in the search field to see all my books and hear several of my songs. “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” is focused on Relationships, Family, and … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commitment, Discipline & Consequences, Fairness, Family, Family "Fun", Feelings/Emotions, Forgiveness, Friendship, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Growth/Learning, Humor, Joy & Happiness, Life, LIfe Lessons, Loneliness, Loss, Love, Marriage, Mistakes, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Pain & Grief, Parenting, Story Writing Adventures, Traditions & Rituals, Writing, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

An Unbreakable Bond

As I’ve been writing my book, many memories have come to me. Some are funny, some are sweet, and, as in the story below, some are bittersweet indeed. An Unbreakable Bond I frequently write (the old-fashioned pen-and-ink kind) to a … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Commitment, Connection/Connecting, Friendship, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments