Tag Archives: young

Unpacking The Baggage

(Source: Ruby Hearts – Hope For The Broken’s photo) I love the photo and the message and believe it to be true. I’ve learned that it can be a lifelong process so am grateful that I found a patient baggage … 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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The Little Girl

I just saw this photo and it made me smile. It is ostensibly of an old woman, but her spirit shines through so brightly that I also saw a little girl full of fun, curiosity, and delight. My Beloved also … Continue reading

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Love In Action

I saw this photo on Facebook. It brought a smile to my face and I think it will do the same for you, too. I don’t know anything about the subjects in the photo. Actually, that’s not quite true. I … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Amazing Legacy

I recently read a post that one of you wrote or perhaps re-blogged that talked about one of the bravest people I’ve ever read about. As young woman, she risked death and torture daily to save about 2500 children and … Continue reading

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The Star

(This a slightly changed re-post of a post I believe I last published in 2010.) At the top of our Christmas tree each year proudly sits an unusual star. It is made out of cardboard and covered with aluminum foil … Continue reading

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Sock Wars!

One day when our boys were still fairly young, I kidded my Beloved about something as she sorted and matched a basket of clean socks and was rolling the matched pairs into little balls to keep them together. The next … Continue reading

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