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I LOVE This Idea

Image: Cedric Frixon via Unsplash.com This news brought a big smile to my face and likely will do the same for you: “You’ve probably seen the heart-wrenching photos of the damage plastic six-pack rings can do to marine life. They … Continue reading

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Greatness In Small Things

(Source: Karen Robiscoe-Fan Page shared Hippie Peace Freak’s photo.) When one realizes that the small things in life ARE great they realize they’ve had great things in their life the whole time. And who wouldn’t be grateful about that? –Russ … Continue reading

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Lots of Experience and Even More Wonderful

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~Victoria Holt (Source: Tiny Buddha) I love this quote and the mindset and wisdom behind it. It brought a smile to my face when I read it as … Continue reading

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There Is Greatness In Goodness

My Beloved and I watched the new Oz movie a few days ago. I just flashed back to a scene in the movie where a man with many flaws who has wanted his whole life to be great and failed … Continue reading

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Becoming the Kind Of Friend I Wanted To Have

There was a time when I was lonely so I tried to make friends and invite more people into my life. Most people declined the invitation. I simply didn’t have enough positive things to offer to them and/or I had … Continue reading

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The Great Blindini

I have a friend named Brent who is blind. He is also a magician. He calls himself The Great Blindini. Here are some snippets from a recent newspaper article about him: Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

I think these are great! From http://www.mikeysFunnies.com Russ Today’sFUNNY=========================== OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES! JACK (age 3 )was watching his Mom breast-feeding his new baby sister… After a while he asked: ‘Mom why have you got two? Is one … Continue reading

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Investing In My Relationships along the Way Or Paying For It BIG TIME Later

In my recent post, “Blowing the Dust Away” I used the phrase, “…investing time together” A reader commented in part, “I think investing in our valued relationships is a great way to put it.” (Thank you, Cathy!) That got me … Continue reading

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A Great Gift I Gave to Myself

Last night I treated myself to a fun couple of hours with a great friend, getting some terrific exercise, while doing something we felt happy and proud to be able to do. And it was free. It doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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Small Things Done With Great Love

Most of you have probably heard the famous quote from Mother Teresa that “Small things done with great love will change the world.” I like that saying but believe it leaves out a key point: Small things done with great … Continue reading

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