Category Archives: Mistakes

Who Would Do Something Silly Like That?

Who Would Do Something Silly Like That? By Russ Towne This experience may have been the most embarrassing time of my life – and, considering how many such moments I’ve had, that is really saying something. Many years ago, I … Continue reading

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A Painful Confession

Most of my books have received excellent reviews. Several have a perfect 5-star review score on Amazon. I know that some or all of my books will also receive less than glowing reviews, and indeed that has happened to some of them. … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Anthologies, Breakthroughs, Feelings/Emotions, Gifts, Gratitude, Growth/Learning, Introspection, LIfe Lessons, Mistakes, Regret | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Lessons on Life

I found the information linked below to be worth every second I invested in experiencing it, and believe some of you will too. http://www.businessinsider.com/bill-mcraven-commencement-speech-at-ut-2014-5 With Love, Russ

Posted in Adversity, Bullying, Challenges, Community, Discipline & Consequences, Growth/Learning, Hope, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Mistakes, Patience & Persistence, Spirit, Strength, Suffering, Teamwork, Traditions & Rituals, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

My First Non-Fiction Book For Adults Has Just Been Released

http://www.amazon.com/From-Heart-Grateful-Russ-Towne/dp/1494212307/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1386654200&sr=8-3&keywords=russ+towne Or, you could just go to Amazon.com and type “Russ Towne” in the search field to see all my books and hear several of my songs. “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” is focused on Relationships, Family, and … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commitment, Discipline & Consequences, Fairness, Family, Family "Fun", Feelings/Emotions, Forgiveness, Friendship, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Growth/Learning, Humor, Joy & Happiness, Life, LIfe Lessons, Loneliness, Loss, Love, Marriage, Mistakes, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Pain & Grief, Parenting, Story Writing Adventures, Traditions & Rituals, Writing, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Happenings

“Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It’s a matter of what’s happening in your heart.” –Ken Keyes I also believe that happiness is not a matter of what happens in your life. It’s a matter of … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Growth/Learning, Joy & Happiness, Life, Loss, Love, Mistakes, Observations, Quotes I Love, Random Thoughts, Suffering, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Corrosive Power Of Ego

I believe that ego corrodes relationships, self-confidence, and feelings of self-worth. My ego used to run nearly constant unnecessary and harmful replays in my mind of instances that happened long ago that brought on feelings of shame, guilt, pain, and … Continue reading

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Laughing At Mistakes

Here’s some healthy humor for those who could use an extra-large dose of it today: “Laughing at your mistakes can lengthen your life. Laughing at your wife’s can shorten it.” –CK/Forever Awezome Love, Russ

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