Tag Archives: greatness

A New Look To Show What I’m Most Grateful For

I’ve been concerned for some time that the old dark banner photo I’ve used for years and since the beginning of the blog didn’t accurately reflect the¬†lighter and brighter content I attempt to create and/or share on this site, so … Continue reading

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Connections

I sometimes hear from readers that something I wrote inspired tears. I love to hear when something that comes from my heart and spirit creates such a close connection with the hearts and spirits of others that happy or healing … Continue reading

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Specs for Slices of Life

I was just asked regarding the specs for stories for Slices of Life. I thought some of you might also be interested in my answer to that excellent question: The primary specs are that they be stories and non-fiction. (So … Continue reading

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Legacy

I apologize that I’m barraging you with so many announcements so close together, but since two more books will be released shortly, I thought I better tell you about a different project now. I’ve begun writing my first fictional short … 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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To A Friend Who Is Going Through Tough Times

A friend who is going through tough times recently wrote something along the lines that she needed to get out into nature. Dear friend: I wrote the lyric for the song linked above, and Kevin Harris wrote the music. I’m … 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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The Greatness Within You

“Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it in yourself.” –Unknown Source: https://www.facebook.com/pages/I-stop-for-suffering/263956387017672 Thank you … Continue reading

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The Treasure

There are pieces of my spirit In all that I create Offers of connectedness I hope will resonate May you find that what I write Is loving, kind, and true And invites a deeper delving Into the treasure that is … Continue reading

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Of The Good In You I Can Speak

“…Of the Good in you I can speak, but not of the Evil. For what is Evil but Good–tortured by its own hunger and thirst? When Good is hungry, it seeks food, even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, … Continue reading

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