Category Archives: Goodness

I Believe in HumanKIND

(I wrote this post in 2013 and it’s even more true for me today.) I believe that the biggest problem facing the world is that there is far more pain, loneliness, and suffering than there is kindness. I believe that … Continue reading

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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

An Inexpensive Set of Valuable Lessons

In my last post I mentioned a friend’s story involving homeless people reminded me ozone of my stories which I then re-shared in the post. I liked his story so much that I asked him if I could share it with … Continue reading

Posted in Breakthroughs, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Creativity, Generosity, Goodness, Inspiring, Making the World a Better Place | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Heartbreak to Lifelong Loving Memories

A friend sent this link to me. The story and photos brightened my day. May they do the same for you. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2962916/Osceola-County-cops-flock-autistic-boy-s-birthday-party-mom-Ashlee-Buratti-revealed-none-classmates-turned-up.html With Love, Russ

Posted in Adversity, Children, Community, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Generosity, Goodness, Inspiring, Joy & Happiness, Kindness, Making the World a Better Place, Photos That Touched Me, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Kindness Was The Name Of The Game

Kindness Was the Name of the Game By Russ Towne In 2012 my wife and I experienced a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it we got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Challenges, Children, Commitment, Community, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Inspiring, Making the World a Better Place, Non-Fiction, Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, True Stories I've Written, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Connections

I sometimes hear from readers that something I wrote inspired tears. I love to hear when something that comes from my heart and spirit creates such a close connection with the hearts and spirits of others that happy or healing … Continue reading

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A Warm Heart on a Cold Day

From the time I was a young boy all the way through my most of my thirties I tended not to fit in with most of my peers. I was introverted, socially awkward, lacked confidence, and often felt shunned and … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Bullying, Challenges, Connection/Connecting, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Goodness, Healing, Making Memories, Making the World a Better Place, Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments