Category Archives: Connection/Connecting

An Interesting Day

Today was the beginning of the two-day Loma Prieta Holiday Crafts Faire in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains.  It’s the first time I’ve been there. The day started a bit rough. When I got to my space at the event it … Continue reading

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Life’s Best Moments

Life’s best moments for me are when my heart is touched by the words and actions of others and I feel a universal connection. I’m grateful to all who have created such moments for me, and to all who would … Continue reading

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Colossal Kindness from a Tiny Town

I believe I may have read at least part of this story before, but I enjoyed (re-?)reading it so much a few minutes ago that I wanted to share it with you. It’s long by social media standards, but I … Continue reading

Posted in Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Generosity, Kindness, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

A Novellette Is Born

I’m a happy, hopeful, and grateful man as I sit outside at about 9:45 PM, watching what appears to me to be a full moon ascend. It is silohuetting a redwood tree that is perhaps seventy-five feet tall. I’m smiling at … Continue reading

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My Focus and Wish

To do what I love with those I love, be grateful for everything, foster connection and ease suffering, and help people see the greatness and goodness within themselves and others. May your New Year be filled with blessings. With Love, Russ

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Joyous Connection

Sometimes my heart is touched so deeply tears of joyous connection flow. With love, Russ

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http://www.liftable.com/andreadcombs/two-seconds-left-player-passed-ball-wrong-team-hes-hero/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=RebirthOfFreedom&utm_content=2015-09-10 Hero A wonderful story that will help wash our eyes so we can see the goodness and greatness in others and in ourselves a little a little clearer. With Love, Russ

Posted in Authentic Living, Beauty, Choices, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Joy & Happiness, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Love, Making Memories, Making the World a Better Place, Teamwork | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments