Tag Archives: wisdom

“I’ll Cry a Little and Then Laugh Again”

Our 3-year-old grandson Alex comes up with the most profound comments. When an adult asked another grandson to stop poking or tickling Alex, they added,  “Although he’s laughing now, if you keep doing it he’ll eventually cry about it. Alex immediately … Continue reading

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In the Fiery Forge of Fear

It is in the fiery forge of fear that one is often tempered with wisdom, our mettle is tested, and metal is strengthened. With Love, Russ  

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Thank You Tunisia Joylyn!

Thank you blogging friend Tunisia Jolyn for honoring me by nominating me for a blogging award. While I’m delighted that what I write resonates with you, Tunisia, due to time constraints and all the things one typically must do in order … Continue reading

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Poetic Choices

Each day adds new lines to the poetry that’s our lives. May we wisely infuse them with beauty and love. Genesis: The above thought came to me as I commented on a poem titled “You”: “You” With love, Russ   … Continue reading

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Brightest Gems in a Useful Life

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ (Sources: Ute Lark … Continue reading

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Running with Both Legs

I have a lot of respect for the wisdom that Rumi has shared with the world, but believe he is only about half-right on his piece “The Real Work” included in this post. Focusing on the “one thing you must … Continue reading

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With Love

You’ve probably noticed that I often sign off from my posts with the words, “With Love” followed by my name. In case you’ve ever wondered why, it is because I believe that anything I think, do, write, feel, or say, … Continue reading

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Quotos (Quotes and Photos)

Sources: Free: The Four Winds Society photo Old Age: Jackie Papandrew’s photo Chipmunks: Miracle of Wisdom photo — “When something bad happens, you have 3 choices. You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let … Continue reading

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Two Views of Wisdom

“Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, love is knowing I am everything, and between the two life moves.” –Nisargadatta Maharaj (Source: Online Wellness Network) I prefer to believe that wisdom is knowing that we are love, and it’s the material … Continue reading

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It Will Be Enough

Now is all the time I have, but if I invest it wisely, it will be enough. Love, Russ

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