Tag Archives: joy

An Epiphany

Image Credit: Robert Collins via Unsplash.com I’ve often pondered what makes people happy; what makes me happy. Over the years I’ve developed several theories on the subject, both about the various ways people in general become happy, and specifically what … Continue reading

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What I Discovered When I Stopped

I believe the mass of men and women waste much time chasing happiness until they stop to count their blessings and discover joy in their gratitude. May your day be filled with blessings. With Love, Russ

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Bliss

Here’s another friend in my outdoor office He reminds me to relax, enjoy life, lighten up, and not take anything including (and perhaps especially) myself, so seriously. I’m doggone glad to have him around. With Love, Russ

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What I Did When I Hated My Job

It is my hope that my posts on work and play inspire others to do what it takes to experience greater peace, lasting joy, and greater passion in their lives. When I felt unhappy with my job or work situation I … Continue reading

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Puddle Fun for a Grandson

Our oldest grandson Thomas is about 4-1/2 years old, which means he’s never known a time when California wasn’t suffering from drought. There have been far too few times when young children could jump in puddles where we live. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Our Relationship is An Appreciating Asset

In a comment to my last post, a reader asked why one person stays loyal and another breaks the heart of a devoted spouse. Here was my reply: My guess it’s as varied as each couple. It breaks my heart to … Continue reading

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The Impeded Stream is the One that Sings

“It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work. And when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not … Continue reading

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