Category Archives: Feelings/Emotions

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

Posted in Fear, Feelings/Emotions, Friendship, Kindness, Laziness, Listening to the Whispers of the Heart | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

For All Who Grieve and Struggle Just to Get Through Each Day

May healing tears become joyous and wash our eyes so we may see with our hearts all the goodness and greatness within ourselves and others, and the miracles all around us. With Love, Russ

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Challenges, Crying, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Death, Feelings/Emotions, Healing, Heart, Joy & Happiness, Loneliness | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Sometimes Life Just Sucks…

I hope this post brightens the day of anyone where this title is all too accurate lately. It stars my friend Hoozy Whatzadingle of Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle fame. He is having a bad day and night. That’s what happens … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Challenges, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Feelings/Emotions, Life, Love, Pain & Grief | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

A Painful Confession

Most of my books have received excellent reviews. Several have a perfect 5-star review score on Amazon. I know that some or all of my books will also receive less than glowing reviews, and indeed that has happened to some of them. … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Anthologies, Breakthroughs, Feelings/Emotions, Gifts, Gratitude, Growth/Learning, Introspection, LIfe Lessons, Mistakes, Regret | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

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

Crimson in a Yellow World

The garden in front of our home is graced by many rose bushes. My Beloved lovingly planted them many years ago and I now nurture them. Gorgeous yellow blossoms explode from a whole row of them. They vibrantly glow in … Continue reading

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What Happened When this Man Stopped Listening to “People” and Started Listening to His Heart

http://wblk.com/nervous-man-blows-x-factor-away/?trackback=fbshare_mobile Source: Butch Dority shared this. What a great reminder to us all as to what can happen when we listen to our heart. Wish Love, Russ

Posted in Authentic Living, Beauty, Breakthroughs, Bullying, Choices, Courage, Dreams, Feelings/Emotions, Following Your Passion, Inspiring, Joy & Happiness, LIfe Lessons, My Beliefs, Passion, Talent, Vids & Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments