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Lots of Experience and Even More Wonderful

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~Victoria Holt (Source: Tiny Buddha) I love this quote and the mindset and wisdom behind it. It brought a smile to my face when I read it as … Continue reading

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I Believe

I believe That caring Is closer To the norm Than not Sadly, so are Fear and the feeling Of powerlessness If we empower Those who care And remove the reasons For their fear I believe The world Would improve In … Continue reading

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When I Think Of Gina

The poem below is written for, and dedicated to, Gina, one of my earliest WordPress supporters and a dear friend whom I much admire. Thank you, dear Gina, for making my world better, brighter, and kinder. Russ When I Think … Continue reading

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My Daily Fix

One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if it were possible, speak a few reasonable words. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet, dramatist, novelist, and philosopher (1749-1832) (Source: … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful Is About To Happen

“Wake up every morning with the thought that something wonderful is about to happen.” — Unknown (at least to me) Source: Jolyn of theJolynProject.com fame. I truly believe in the wisdom of this approach to life. The more I use … Continue reading

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Success & Will Rogers

I never met a saying from Will Rogers that I didn’t like. So it was with extra pleasure that I read a post about him at stuffitellmysister.me. If you haven’t checked out the homespun fun at that site I recommend … Continue reading

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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

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