Tag Archives: Hope

May all those who feel disconnected and alone find healing, love, peace, and hope. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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It’s Almost Here!

I just sent the file for Palpable Imaginings to the printer. They’ll do a quick review of the format and content, and if they see no issues with either, they’ll send the layout they create of the electronic files of … Continue reading

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Lessons on Life

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Posted in Adversity, Bullying, Challenges, Community, Discipline & Consequences, Growth/Learning, Hope, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Mistakes, Patience & Persistence, Spirit, Strength, Suffering, Teamwork, Traditions & Rituals, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Beautiful Solution to a Heart-breaking Problem

I’ll bet it’s not often that a tough-looking biker club gets called beautiful, but I’m doing it now. Please click on the link to see why. So many of life’s difficult problems can be dealt with in such creative ways. … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Bullying, Children, Commitment, Compassion, Courage, Creativity, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Fear, Goodness, Honor, Kindness, Making the World a Better Place, Strength, Suffering, Teamwork, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Great Storytelling and Poetry

I learned in songwriting that a great lyric is a story that grabs the listener and makes them laugh, cry (tears of joy or sadness), moves them (possibly literally to the point of dancing), or be inspires to take action … Continue reading

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Why Bother?

I was asked by a reader, in essence: Why bother being kind if the world is headed for destruction anyway? I believe that we increase humanity’s chances for survival by being kind. When I’m kind, I feel good, the person … Continue reading

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“He Believed In Me”

https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?v=547862351901352 Every once in a while a video comes along that is so powerful that I get the chills watching it. This is one of those videos. No one believed in him. Not even himself. His situation was hopeless. Or … Continue reading

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