Tag Archives: Love

Friends For Life

I just read an article about a woman with MS who promised they would continue coming to see her, and they did, for twenty-one years and counting. What a remarkable testament to the stricken women and he tremendous friends. Some … 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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Gratitude Comes Naturally

    I believe there is great wisdom in delighting in the blessings all around us. Gratitude comes naturally when we see with the eyes of a young child and experience with an open heart all the miracles of our … 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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When Will I Learn?

A friend just reminded me that I can either judge people or I can love them. I’m amazed at how often I forget that love is the answer to so many questions. It’s such a simple concept that I often … Continue reading

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Big Hearts and Small

Having a big heart can lead to greater pain when it breaks, but having a small heart leads to a lifetime of suffering. With Love, Russ  

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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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