Category Archives: Heroes

Heroes​ Come in All Ages

A quick-thinking nineteen-year-old crane operator saves fourteen people from a burning building. Hero With love, Russ Story source: Leo @ Not All News is Bad Photo credit: Mohamed Nohassi via    

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A Thousand Souls to Save

I found this story both heart-warming and heart-breaking. With Love, Russ A Thousand Souls to Save  

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A Human Chain Saves a Whole Family

This article touched me, and I wanted to share it with you. Human Chain Saves Family I found the article via Leo @ Not All News is Bad With Love, Russ

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The Devil’s Dance

I usually post my poetry on my poetry blog A Grateful Man’s Poetry at A Grateful Man’s Poetry rather than this one but in this case my heart whispered to include it on this site as well, and I’ve learned to listen … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

Touched on Amazon! The second edition of Touched was just released on Terror, love, chills, hope, magic, thrills, action, science fiction, and fantasy await you. Come inside and be Touched! These stories will inspire, haunt, amaze, and delight readers who love … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Adventure, Adversity, Challenges, Courage, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Heroes, Love, My Beliefs, My Written Works Misc., Short Stories, speculative fiction, Story Writing Adventures, Strength, Suspense, Thriller, Writing, Writing Project Updates | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Coordinated Kindness Ends Bullying

All it takes is kindness. Sometimes it helps to coordinate the effort. When coordinated kindness occurs, miracles can happen. Below is a link to a great example. With Love, Russ

Posted in Action, Breakthroughs, Bullying, Choices, Commitment, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Grace, Heroes, Inspiring, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Miracles, My Beliefs, Photos That Touched Me, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Helping. Us. Grow. Spiritually. HUGS! Watch what happens when someone spouts hateful, hurtful, racist comments to the only person not of the same color in a crowded barber shop in Harlem. I LOVE this video. It just kept getting better and better. With Love … Continue reading

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A Simple Act

Here is an excerpt from my soon-to-be-released non-fiction book, “Reflections of a Grateful Man”. A Simple Act When I was in my late teens I thought I was having a heart attack, but it proved to be a collapsed lung … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Compassion, Gratitude, Healing, Health, Heroes, Kindness, Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, True Stories I've Written, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

A Play that Changed Hearts and Lives Some plays change the course of games. This one changed hearts and lives. I highly recommend that you watch this short clip until the end. With Love, Russ

Posted in Acceptance, Action, Choices, Community, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Heroes, Inspiring, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Love, Making Memories, Making the World a Better Place, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork, Vids & Stories That Touched Me, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A 5-Run Homer!

In 2012 I experienced a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it I got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run the bases backwards, players skipping in the outfield and doing somersaults in the … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Children, Commitment, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Fun, Heroes, Humor, Inspiring, Kindness, Love, Making the World a Better Place, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments