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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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Two Views of Wisdom

“Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, love is knowing I am everything, and between the two life moves.” –Nisargadatta Maharaj (Source: Online Wellness Network) I prefer to believe that wisdom is knowing that we are love, and it’s the material … Continue reading

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Breakthrough! By Russ Towne Darkness dominates. It starts with a faint glow. Patient. Persistent. Chipping away. Lightens. Brightens. Until only a wisp remains To hold it back. Then that too dissolves. Breakthrough! — Is the above a description of: The … Continue reading

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Love takes off masks that we fear we can’t live without and know that we can’t live within.” –James Arthur Baldwin Source: tinybuddha

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Perfect Moments

The longer I live the more I become convinced that I can either focus on how imperfect life is or on filling my life with perfect moments. Russ Towne

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Knowing How To Live

“As soon as you trust yourself you will know how to live.” –Goethe As seen at http://www.facebook.com/#!/tinybuddha That has proven true for me, and trusting myself was both a lot harder and easier than I thought. I had to surrender … Continue reading

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“I Wouldn’t Have Missed A Minute”

I saw the following at http://www.mikeysfunnies.com. It touched me and I believe it will touch you too. It is about a special woman who lost a wonderful dog who had helped her learn to walk and live again. Russ HEALING … Continue reading

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