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Essentially Me

“Focus on what has always been essentially you.” (Source: Andrea Kelly’s blog “A Handwritten Life”–I just spent a very pleasant hour there.) When I began to focus on what has always been essentially me, I found out some amazing things … Continue reading

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“You Hijacked My Heart”

My co-writer on this one is Marty Dolciamore. He is also the vocalist,musician, and producer. This song has a very different feel and sound versus most of what I write. I’m not fond of the characters in it, nor how … Continue reading

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Breakthrough!

Breakthrough! By Russ Towne Darkness dominates. It starts with a faint glow. Patient. Persistent. Chipping away. Lightens. Brightens. Until only a wisp remains To hold it back. Then that too dissolves. Breakthrough! — Is the above a description of: The … Continue reading

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The Mighty Ocean in the Drop

You are not just the drop in the ocean. You are the mighty ocean in the drop. – Rumi

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To Love You More

I just heard the son of a buddy sing a song that touched me deeply. Here’s a link to it. I was amazed at the level of talent and the power of the singer and the song. Apparantly it is … Continue reading

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Keep Shining!

Some online friends are having the kind of day we all have and wish we didn’t. I responded to one of them with a message that may be useful to you too, so I decided to post it to everyone: … Continue reading

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Eckhart Tolles’ Keys to Happiness

I believe there is much wisdom in these words: “Don’t seek happiness. If you seek it, you won’t find it, because seeking is the antithesis of happiness. Happiness is ever elusive, but freedom from unhappiness is attainable now, by facing … Continue reading

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“Expressing the Inexpressible”

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley A friend who has music as a primary passion in his life posted this on Facebook. It is certainly true for him, and I suspect, … Continue reading

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Your Potential

“You are an ocean of knowledge hidden in a dew drop.” –Rumi

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Remember Why You’re Holding On

“The moment you think about giving up, think of the reason you held out so long.” –Michele Serens Mann Sounds like good advice to me! Storms eventually end if you hang in there long enough. In the darkest nights and … Continue reading

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