Tag Archives: service

Thank You

Thank you to all who put themselves in harm’s way to protect others, and thank you to their families for the sacrifices made so others can remain safe and free. With Love from a Grateful Man, Russ   Advertisements

Posted in Courage, sacrifice, service, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“My Life Got Bigger”

I just read some of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s MIT speech and found it inspiring, refreshing, and powerful, especially this part: “Measure your impact on humanity not by the number of likes but by the lives you touch; not in … Continue reading

Posted in empathy, Kindness, service, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Wind and Fire

“Distance does to love what wind does to fire… it extinguishes the weak and fuels the strong.” I love this saying and believe it to be true and profound. This was sent to me by the wonderful lady who married … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Courage, Loneliness, Love, Marriage | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

An Amazing Homecoming for a Soldier And His Family

An Amazing Homecoming For A Soldier And His Family”>All soldiers’ homecomings to a loving family are special, but this one is AMAZING! http://tinyurl.com/8oykrne Russ

Posted in Family "Fun" | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Service Was Joy–But Not Always

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” –Rabindranath Tagore I wish that I could say that all service that I’ve done for others was … Continue reading

Posted in Generosity, Making the World a Better Place, Observations, Quotes I Love | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Remembrance

A friend and his two sons were part of a group of 250 Boy Scouts who devoted part of their day at local the national cemetary today to plant little flags on the graves of the many men and women … Continue reading

Posted in Courage, Generosity, Gratitude, Making the World a Better Place, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What A Great Idea!

I am often touched when I see “Welcome Home” video’s of mlitary servicepeople coming home from long deployments. I’ve just discovered a blog/site that is devoted to sharing such joyous moments with the world: WelcomeHomeBlog.com. What a great idea! To … Continue reading

Posted in Courage, Dogs & Other Wonderful Creatures, Fun Vids, Gratitude, Humor, Inspiring, Vids & Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment