Tag Archives: growth

Fear, Sour Grapes, Shrinking, & Growing

I’ve too often let fear keep me from doing things I’ve wanted to do. Or perhaps I just just didn’t want to do those things badly enough (though that sounds a bit like “sour grapes” rationalizing to me.) In more … Continue reading

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Adulting School

I think this is a great idea and hope it catches on. Adulting School With Love, Russ

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Love in Action

Love In Action My life changed forever Became so much better When I learned kindness and passion Are BOTH love in action. Love, Russ (c) Copyright 2016 Russ Towne All Rights Reserved

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An Inexpensive Set of Valuable Lessons

In my last post I mentioned a friend’s story involving homeless people reminded me ozone of my stories which I then re-shared in the post. I liked his story so much that I asked him if I could share it with … Continue reading

Posted in Breakthroughs, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Creativity, Generosity, Goodness, Inspiring, Making the World a Better Place | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

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

Posted in Adversity, Challenges, Change, Choices, Forgiveness, Growth/Learning, LIfe Lessons, Loneliness, Observations | Tagged , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Heart Mountain

Source: Illuminating Soul’s photo With Love, Russ

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Something I Learned About Myself

When the packages containing the physical proofs of my first two books arrived, I was quite surprised that rather than being excited and anxious to open them–like a young child at Christmas–I was reluctant to do so. I put the … Continue reading

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Rushing to Judgment

A blogger friend of mine posted a story about a dog in another country who found a baby in a plastic bag at a garbage dump and brought it to its human family, who saw and decided to adopt the … Continue reading

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Growing Gratitude Naturally

A friend posted: “Begin each day with a grateful heart.” I “liked” that saying, and replied: “Is there any other kind, my friend? An “Ungrateful heart” seems like an oxymoron to me. I’ve heard of lots of folks with ungrateful … Continue reading

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A Great Valentines Day Gift From Misifusa

Misifusa from http://misifusa.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/lovely-valentine-liebsters/ just honored my blog with the Liebster Award. Thank you misifusa. If you haven’t checked out misifusa’s site I recommend that you do so. Here are some questions misifusa requested that I answer: 1. What’s your favorite … Continue reading

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