Tag Archives: sadness

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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No Star In All the Heavens

A Most Unusual Christmas Tree Visitors who come to our home near the holidays are often struck by the sight of a most unusual Christmas tree. Instead of a fir or some other traditional kind, we have a palm tree … Continue reading

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When No One Else Was

(Source: Lessons Learned In Life / Love Quotes Photo) Thank you To all who Were there with love When no one else was –Or would have been Had you known me then. Love, Russ

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Back In the Flow

When I make plans Life often intrudes But I believe that Is just an excuse When I focus on things That help me to grow I find all kinds of time To get back in the flow I make time … Continue reading

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The Change

The daunting gauntlet that was my life Was full of stress and strain and strife Felt only pain and misery Hope seemed a distant memory It was even hard to lift my head Or get myself out of bed Trouble … Continue reading

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Follow Your Own Heart

“Follow your own heart, regardless of what others tell you to do. When all is said and done, it’s you who has to live with your decisions and how your heart feels about it.” I don’t know who originated that … Continue reading

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Envy

I recently had a conversation with someone who was feeling bad about his financial situation. I’ll call him Trevor but that isn’t his real name. Like most of us he’d made financial mistakes and felt bad about them, especially when … Continue reading

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