Category Archives: Forgiveness

Forgiveness

I’ve sometimes wanted to grasp onto my anger, pain, and feelings of victim-hood, and never let go. They helped to define me and my situation, and it sometimes felt good to throw myself a big old pity party. It is … Continue reading

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Sliding Backwards

The holidays and new year can be especially difficult for those who are experiencing difficult times and relationships, or no relationships at all, health problems, etc. Some people I love are dealing with depression and struggling to cling to hope. … Continue reading

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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

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Ending the Cycle of Suffering

Some time ago I read a saying that I would have at one time agreed with and found humorous, but now just saddens me: “KARMA: No need for revenge. Just sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually … Continue reading

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Suggestion Bachs, Forgiveness Quote & Thought

(Source: George Takei’s photo) “Forgiveness doesn’t change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” (Source: Online Wellness Network) I believe that forgiveness can also make the present more beautiful. Love, Russ

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Photos That Caught My Eye

Sources: Woman Tree & Dragon: Spiritual Networks Special Delivery: Proud Grandma’s photo Rock Bottom: Freedom With Writing’s photo Hot Sand: Women Get It Free’s photo

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The Choice

In response to a recent post titled, “One Of My Heroes And A Quote That Helps To Explain Why”, a reader asked, “How do you do that–leave it (Ed. note: hatred, bitterness, anger) behind? That is an excellent question. Here … Continue reading

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