Category Archives: Love

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 Advertisements

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When Will I Learn?

A friend just reminded me that I can either judge people or I can love them. I’m amazed at how often I forget that love is the answer to so many questions. It’s such a simple concept that I often … Continue reading

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Big Hearts and Small

Having a big heart can lead to greater pain when it breaks, but having a small heart leads to a lifetime of suffering. With Love, Russ  

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Without Love

Without love life is but a withered flower. May your days be filled with love and other blessings. Russ

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Wise Mommy

(The photo is of my grandson Thomas and captures the joyful feelings expressed in the story below.) I’d seen this story before but it resonated so deeply with me as I read it again that I wanted to share it with you. … Continue reading

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Treasures

This is one of the things I see from my outdoor office. It reminds me of my Beloved and makes me smile. She found the piece and collected all the treasures the little girl is looking at. It reminds me … Continue reading

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Outsmarted by a 3-Year-Old

During the recent visit from our son Brian and his family I gave my 3-year-old grandson Zachary a couple of Graham crackers. I didn’t want him to have too many so I intentionally gave to him a couple of the ones that were … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Humor, Love, Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Parenting, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments