Tag Archives: Forgiveness

Forgiveness

I’ve sometimes wanted to grasp onto my anger, pain, and feelings of victim-hood, and never let go. They helped to define me and my situation, and it sometimes felt good to throw myself a big old pity party. It is … Continue reading

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Sliding Backwards

The holidays and new year can be especially difficult for those who are experiencing difficult times and relationships, or no relationships at all, health problems, etc. Some people I love are dealing with depression and struggling to cling to hope. … Continue reading

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Hunger

“There is more hunger in the world for love and appreciation in this world than for bread.” –Mother Theresa The great news is that we have within us an almost infinite potential to give love and appreciation, and they are … Continue reading

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Speaking of Flying…

I just completed the rough drafts of my first two non-fiction books not written for children, all 64,541 words worth. It has been fun writing them. One is titled, “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” and deals with love, … Continue reading

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Ending the Cycle of Suffering

Some time ago I read a saying that I would have at one time agreed with and found humorous, but now just saddens me: “KARMA: No need for revenge. Just sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually … Continue reading

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Suggestion Bachs, Forgiveness Quote & Thought

(Source: George Takei’s photo) “Forgiveness doesn’t change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” (Source: Online Wellness Network) I believe that forgiveness can also make the present more beautiful. Love, Russ

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Photos That Caught My Eye

Sources: Woman Tree & Dragon: Spiritual Networks Special Delivery: Proud Grandma’s photo Rock Bottom: Freedom With Writing’s photo Hot Sand: Women Get It Free’s photo

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