Category Archives: Words or Quotes I Believe I Coined but please let me know if you heard them earlier elsewhere

Whispered Wisdom

It is most often when in silence that I can hear the whispered wisdom of my spirit. Love, Russ

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A Free-Range Mind

You’ve heard of free-range chickens or cattle. Well, the thought came to me when I was trying to focus on something detail-oriented and important today, that I have a free-range mind. It wanders all over the dang place! Love, Russ

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Collateral Compassion and Kindness

When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, “Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison.” And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, “Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful.” … Continue reading

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Weekend Humor (With More Than A Touch Of Truth)

“I’ve learned so much from my mistakes that I’m thinking of making a few more!” –Unknown While learning from the mistakes of others can be a wise thing to do, that sometimes takes all of the fun out it! ;-D … Continue reading

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A Magnificent Banquet

I believe that wanting to feel connected is a very real human need, but if by joining any group I am required to feel disconnected from any other part of humankind, the price of membership is too high. It would … Continue reading

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Adversity and Me

I can choose to let adversity Weaken or strengthen me The choice is mine Every time Russ

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Wants and Needs

What people want and people need Are often very different things indeed! –Russ Towne Dear friends: As a writer I sometimes get the nagging feeling that something I’ve just written and think of as my own creation might actually be … Continue reading

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Blessed Day

I dream of the blessed day when humanity awakens from its terrible nightmare and begins to fight for peace with as much ferocity, tenacity, and heroism as we’ve fought our wars. –Russ Towne

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Fairy Tale Honesty

Fairy tales would be more honest (to say the least) If they warned that sometimes Beauty IS the Beast! Russ Towne

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And That’s The Truth!

I’ll bet much more truth would transpire If liars’ pants really caught on fire! Russ Towne

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