Tag Archives: Life

New Audiobook: Reflections from the Heart of a Grateful Man

Reflections from the Heart of a Grateful Man Heartwarming and sometimes humorous true stories and observations about life, its joys, challenges, rewards, heartaches, and triumphs. This is a compilation of most of the work found in two earlier titles, From the … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Wake-Up Call

via Monday Morning Wake-Up Call I really like this, especially these lines: The purpose of life is not to maintain personal comfort; it’s to grow the soul…”The work” does not need to be grand, only fitting. It is guided by … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I learned the hard way that having expectations is a choice that leads me down a path to disappointment, and if I linger in disappointment long enough I can find myself in bitterness and misery. When I replace expectations and … Continue reading

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Without Love

Without love life is but a withered flower. May your days be filled with love and other blessings. Russ

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Irony

The irony Is not lost on me That no matter How hard I try I’ll never know How long I’ll live Until the day I die.   With Love, Russ

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What Works For Me

A reader recently wrote that said she struggled with the “work/live” balance and asked me to let her know if I ever solved it. Many face the same challenge. I have for most of my life. Here is my reply to … Continue reading

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The Only Limitation

People who believe they have no smiles left inside them are greatly short-changing themselves and the world. Within each of us is a nearly infinite number of potential smiles that is only limited by how many days of life we’re granted. With … Continue reading

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