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Mr. Rogers on Crying

Mr. Rogers could and would stand in the fire with people who were going through tough times. That’s a great kind of friend to have. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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I P O Y

Below is an excerpt from my book “Reflections of a Grateful Man”. I P O Y I occasionally write the letters “I P O Y” on the bottom of emails and other written communications to one of my sons. The … Continue reading

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“So Many Caring People In This World”

(This is a re-post for newer readers.) “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To … Continue reading

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“So Many Caring People In this World”

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ … Continue reading

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Wherever There Is Love

A dear aunt forwarded the story below to me. I love it and wanted to share it with you. Russ — We don’t know who replied to a letter sent by a little girl, but there is a beautiful soul … Continue reading

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A Deep Sense Of Who I Am

“You rarely have time for everything you want in this life. So you need to make choices. And hopefully your choices can come from a deep sense of who you are.” –Fred Rogers I believe there is much widsom in … Continue reading

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