Tag Archives: smiles

Laughing the Day Away

These three carefree froggy friends greeted me with infectious laughter on my brief break the other day. With Love, Russ

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The Only Limitation

People who believe they have no smiles left inside them are greatly short-changing themselves and the world. Within each of us is a nearly infinite number of potential smiles that is only limited by how many days of life we’re granted. With … Continue reading

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A Smile and a Wave

A smile and a wave go a long way help to make a lot of people’s day… http://kindnessblog.com/2014/02/26/elderly-woman-waves-at-students-every-day-then-she-got-a-huge-surprise/ With Love, Russ

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Kindness and Smiles

Sources: Walking the boy: Karen Robiscoe shared Life With Dogs photo Melting Fan: Karen Robiscoe shared Ashley Hinson KCRG’s photo Smiles: Karen Robiscoe shared I Love Quotes, I Love Fun. Do You’s photo Kindness: Mark Twin I Tried to Be … Continue reading

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Always

“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.–Pema Chodron (Source: I Stop For Suffering) I now see that owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will … Continue reading

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Giggle With The Goats

For those who could use a smile and/or more of the holiday spirit… http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/b4_EdJ-XkUA?rel=0 Russ

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Smiles

I was out watering my ferns and redwoods this afternoon when this came to me: Smiles They warm my heart and spirits And never go out of style Like the beaming ones that couples show As they walk together down … Continue reading

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That Which Lies Within

I read somewhere recently that life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. While I like that saying a lot, and believe that is certainly true on some levels, I also believe that life is very much about finding … Continue reading

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Don’t Smile!

My Beloved and I found that one of the hardest things about disciplining our young children was staying serous when scolding them—especially when every instinct in our bodies and minds wanted to smile or burst out laughing. For example, call … Continue reading

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Bliss In A Great Big Bundle Of Brown Fur

I experienced sheer bliss again last night. As is often the case, I was with Duke, a six-year old Chocolate Lab and constant companion. It started out as a simple trip to the grocery store to buy my wife a … Continue reading

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