Category Archives: Spirit

Friday Holy Humor

Photo credit: Aaron Burden via Unsplash.com A little girl became restless as the preacher’s sermon dragged on and on. Finally, she leaned over to her mother and whispered, “Mommy, if we give him the money now, will he let us … Continue reading

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Coming Home

My experience of touching my spirit was akin to going some place for the first time and and realizing I’d come home. I wondered what had taken me so long to find such a beautiful place that had been there all … Continue reading

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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

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Great Storytelling and Poetry

I learned in songwriting that a great lyric is a story that grabs the listener and makes them laugh, cry (tears of joy or sadness), moves them (possibly literally to the point of dancing), or be inspires to take action … Continue reading

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What it Feels Like to Walk and Be Loved

Source: KBON 101.1 FM’s photo With Love, Russ

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Lost and Found

I just read a comment to me from a friend in response to a line in a poem I’d written and shared at http://Poetscorner.com. The line was: “I was lost” He commented something to the effect of: “Were you? You … Continue reading

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Mirrors, Hearts, and Souls

(Source: Through a Country Momma’s Eyes) May you be surrounded by hearts that reflect and protect the beauty of your soul. With Love, Russ

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