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I just saw a saying that I like: “Spend time with those who make your spirit shine.” (Unknown) That sounds like wisdom to me. I believe the use of such time is really an investment rather than an expenditure, and … Continue reading

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When I Think Of Gina

The poem below is written for, and dedicated to, Gina, one of my earliest WordPress supporters and a dear friend whom I much admire. Thank you, dear Gina, for making my world better, brighter, and kinder. Russ When I Think … Continue reading

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The Most Successful Of All

“The planet does not need more successful people. The planet needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of all kinds, –Dalai Lama From my perspective, the world would be even better off if the peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and … Continue reading

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I’m Surrounded!

My life works better when I surround myself with people who support me in being the person I want to be. Thank you for doing that for me! Russ PS A post I saw on bucketlistpublications.com with a somewhat similar … Continue reading

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More People Than You Can Imagine

“Think you can’t change the world? Too late, you already have. It was changed the moment you were born. There are more people than you can imagine who will never be the same because they came into contact with you, … Continue reading

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Climbing The Mountain

“In this life we are all just walking up the mountain and we can sing as we climb or we can complain about our sore feet. Whichever we choose, we still gotta do the hike. I decided a long time … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nothin’ Better

I just started writing a lyric that is currently titled (“Ain’t Nothin’ Better Than Our) Grandma’s Love”. My apologies to English teachers everywhere, but the word “Isn’t” sometimes just doesn’t cut it in some kinds of songs. My favorite lines … Continue reading

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