Category Archives: Freedom

Last Dance

A few autumns ago I was reminded of two lovers dancing when experiencing two dazzling falling leaves gracefully swirling around each other in a soft breeze as they reluctantly but inexorably completed their journey to the soil from whence they came: … Continue reading

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835,000 People Today Alone

I just read an inspiring and uplifting article. A snippet: “Every day, another 250,000 people graduate from extreme poverty, according to World Bank figures. About 300,000 get electricity for the first time. Some 285,000 get their first access to clean … Continue reading

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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  

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Finally Free

I’ve always gained so much more than I thought I’d lost whenever I had the courage to let go of that which I ignorantly clutched so tightly for so long. With Love, Russ

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What You’ve Missed

Those who don’t follow my flash fiction and short story fiction blog titled Imaginings of a Grateful Man http://imaginingsofagratefulman.com missed about a dozen flash fiction and short stories in just the last week including those about: A survivor of the … Continue reading

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A Well-Earned Rest and Glorious Vista

“I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many … Continue reading

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The Scars Remain

The only true joy on earth is to escape from the prison of our own false self, and enter, by love, into union with the Life who dwells, and sings, within the essence of every creature, and in the core … Continue reading

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