Tag Archives: living

The Open Window

The Open Window  I just opened a window.  In the space  Of a heart-beat Magic happened.  My senses  Are aroused  By sumptuous melodies  Of songbirds Singing so near  It seems  They’ve flown  Into my office  To share their gifts  With … Continue reading

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Failure and Well-Lived Lives

I believe the failures never stop for lives well-lived. Failing mightily is part of the package when one attempts to do mighty things. It is what a person does and keeps doing after they fail again and again, and who … Continue reading

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“Slices of Life” to be Released in September!

I’m delighted to tell you that the anthology of non-fiction stories titled “Slices of Life” will be released in less than 30 days! I’m immensely grateful to the fifteen writers who are participating in this project and have patiently waited … Continue reading

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“Reflections of a Grateful Man”

My latest book, “Reflections of a Grateful Man” was released on Amazon today. Its focus is on life and ways I’ve found to enhance my life and the lives of those around me. http://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Grateful-Man-Russ-Towne/dp/1494346214/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1387653454&sr=8-3&keywords=Russ+Towne With Love, Russ

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Living Life Inside Out

A recent post by Peter Wells at Counting Ducks mentioned a phrase something along the lines of “Living life inside out”. That reminded me of a post I’d written some time ago with a similar theme and I decided to … Continue reading

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Precious Gems

(Source: I Stop For Suffering shared Tao & Zen’s photo) The Cosmos is filled with precious gems. I want to offer a handful of them to you this morning. Each moment you are alive is a gem, shining through and … Continue reading

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Abled

I’ve often found that “disabled” people are some of the most “abled” people I know. I’ve learned much about living and life from people who have been labeled disabled. I’ll bet that many of you have found the same. I … Continue reading

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