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Falling

My mind often flows in mysterious ways. I’m in Illinois visiting family. Snow fell last night. Outside my window is a beautiful white vista. My grandtwins are making delightful experimental sounds with their mouths in the background. One crawled for … Continue reading

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The One With Big Dreams

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. (Source: Ute Lark/Precious World) With Love, Russ

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To Love You More

I just heard the son of a buddy sing a song that touched me deeply. Here’s a link to it. I was amazed at the level of talent and the power of the singer and the song. Apparantly it is … Continue reading

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To Live In The Presence of Great Truths

“To live in the presence of great truths, to be dealing with eternal laws, to be led by permanent ideals, that is what keeps a man patient when the world ignores him, and calm and unspoiled when the world praises … Continue reading

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For and Against

When I see news articles about people being against war, global warming, violence, poverty, drugs, crime, and many other things, I’m reminded of a brief story I heard about Mother Teresa. During the Vietnam War, anti-war protesters invited her to … Continue reading

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Sounds Like A Wonderful Time To Me…

“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid … Continue reading

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The Power of Love

I recently saw a vid that was called “The Power of Words”. It began by showing a grizzled old blind man sitting on a sidewalk on a busy city street with lots of pedestrians walking by. In front of him … Continue reading

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