Tag Archives: Life

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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Life’s Best Moments

Life’s best moments for me are when my heart is touched by the words and actions of others and I feel a universal connection. I’m grateful to all who have created such moments for me, and to all who would … Continue reading

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My Latest Book Just Released

Reflections from the Heart of a Grateful Man My book titled Reflections from the Heart of a Grateful Man is now available as an eBook on Amazon and in the Kindle Store, and will soon be available in hardcover format … Continue reading

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