Category Archives: Gratitude

The Magic of Enough

I call it my “Happiness Threshold.” There is an income level that once I’ve achieved it, I’ve found any additional income doesn’t make me any happier. I make a good living now, but there have been times when I made … Continue reading

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Remodels & Additions are Like Aging

Even the dogs have had enough! I just came to the realization that our home remodel and addition project has been a lot like the aging process: The longer both go on the more things that I used to be … Continue reading

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No Place Left for Fear

May your days be so filled with blessings and gratitude that there is no place left for fear. With Love, Russ

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I learned the hard way that having expectations is a choice that leads me down a path to disappointment, and if I linger in disappointment long enough I can find myself in bitterness and misery. When I replace expectations and … Continue reading

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Gratitude Comes Naturally

    I believe there is great wisdom in delighting in the blessings all around us. Gratitude comes naturally when we see with the eyes of a young child and experience with an open heart all the miracles of our … Continue reading

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What I Discovered When I Stopped

I believe the mass of men and women waste much time chasing happiness until they stop to count their blessings and discover joy in their gratitude. May your day be filled with blessings. With Love, Russ

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An Appreciating Asset

Our love is an appreciating asset. The more we appreciate it, The greater our love becomes. With Love, Russ

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