Tag Archives: comfort

Joy

To hear the beating of the smallest heart and pause in respect and reverence, know and honor unspoken dreams, welcome those with open arms who deem themselves invisible, and comfort hidden pain. With Love, Russ

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My Recipe For Life

I believe that most people feel that life is very complex and complicated. That is understandable. There is so much information, regulation, conflicting needs and priorities, entities telling and selling what we need and should do, partisanship and rancor, choices, … Continue reading

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Rusty

When I was in the hospital recovering from lung surgery many years ago, a friend gave a teddy bear to me. He knew that I’d long outgrown such gifts, but seeing how miserable, drugged-up and helpless I was, he decided … Continue reading

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Friendship

“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us as the confident knowledge that they will help us.” -Epicurus, philosopher (c. 341-270 BCE) Based on how long ago Epicurus lives, it seems safe to say that some things … Continue reading

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