Category Archives: Fear

The Ransom

Hate holds its self-imprisoned hostages at the intersection of Fear and Ignorance. A ransom of Kindness is key to their release. Wth Love, Russ   Advertisements

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Dreams

It is important to me that my books bring joy and delight to children and not merely entertain and teach them. I love when children discover lessons in my stories for themselves and feel as though they’ve just unearthed hidden treasures. … Continue reading

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In the Fiery Forge of Fear

It is in the fiery forge of fear that one is often tempered with wisdom, our mettle is tested, and metal is strengthened. With Love, Russ  

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As Much of Me as I Have the Courage to Share

It’s critically important to me to share my truth in everything I write, perhaps my fiction most of all. I owe readers as much of me as I have the courage to express in my books: Love, pain, shame, grief, joy, … Continue reading

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Stranglehold

I set myself free when I finally let go of the baggage that had a stranglehold on me: Fear Doubt Negativity Expectations Comparison to others   With Love, Russ

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May Their Loads Be Lightened

May those whose beauty is hidden behind layers of hatred, fear, and ignorance begin to become enlightened so their loads can be lightened. With Love, Russ

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False Friends

A friend on Facebook and in life sent a note along the lines that she was impressed by the promotional activities I’d just begun. I feel immensely grateful for her comment, and for all the wonderfully supportive and inspirational comments and … Continue reading

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