Tag Archives: pain

To Those at the Edge of the Abyss, the Comforters and Comforted

Photo credit: Jon Tyson I believe most people find themselves at the edge of the deep and dark abyss at some point(s) in their lives. There are times when it can be a great act of courage just to get … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Lights an Inextinguishable Fire

Being pushed out of the crowd and into the darkness can help some people find the strength and determination to stand out in the spotlight. With Love, Russ

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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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Peculiar Perfection

Two lost and hurting hearts Seeking love and protection Risked great pain to come together But found peculiar perfection.   With Love, Russ

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Our Relationship is An Appreciating Asset

In a comment to my last post, a reader asked why one person stays loyal and another breaks the heart of a devoted spouse. Here was my reply: My guess it’s as varied as each couple. It breaks my heart to … Continue reading

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Being There

Many of the most powerful moments in my life, the times I feel the most alive, the most useful, and the most connected to everyone and everything are those times I am there when someone needs me the most. Just … Continue reading

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I Got A Call Yesterday

I got a call yesterday from Denis Loiseau the songwriter who four or five years ago was the one who invited me to co-write my first song with him. We wrote several songs together and enjoyed working with each other … Continue reading

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