Tag: Tina Thrussell


Good news everywhere!

Thoughts from Tina Thrussell It can be tempting to buy into all the stories of how bad the world is… but any time you hear a bad news story, remember there are just as many good news stories!  There are good people all over the world doing good things. Simple examples:  A neighbor out for…
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27 November 2023 0

To Be a Man

Heartfelt message from Tina Thrussell Neil sent me the YouTube video below earlier this month and halfway through watching/listening I started to cry. The lyrics broke my heart.  It is so incredibly sad to hear that men can feel this way… By the time the song was over I was really crying and feeling so…
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20 November 2023 0

Love in Action

thoughts from Tina Thrussell and Leo Buscaglia I closed my eyes and pulled a book off our bookshelf yesterday. It turned out to be Leo Buscaglia’s* book, “Born for Love”. I randomly flipped to page 214. The title read, “Love can only be understood in action.” I thought, “How different the world would be if…
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14 November 2023 0

Life is like a puzzle…

Reflections from Tina Thrussell Actually, life can be more like an open puzzle box dropped on the floor – with pieces scattered everywhere!  It can take awhile to put all the pieces together so that you can see the full picture… and sometimes missing pieces show up in the most unexpected ways. In this case,…
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6 November 2023 0

Inspiring 87 year-old Student

Many people commented on how much they enjoyed my blog last week, so I am adding to the theme of eldering with this beautiful, inspiring story I read last week. (Again, perfect Divine Timing!) Enjoy!! “The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn’t already…
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23 October 2023 0

Choosing a Vibrant Life

Tuesday night (last week) I did a writing exercise to release some unsupportive thinking that ended up with a beautiful affirmation about being robust and vibrant. The next morning I happened to grab “Choosing a Vibrant Life – Reclaim Your Power of Choice”, a brilliant book written by my friend, Cori Ellingson, off of my…
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16 October 2023 0

The Best Days Start with Gratitude

Suddenly it hits me! It’s Tuesday morning and we don’t have an article for Heart and Mind Matters! What to write about? Ask and ye shall receive. I go to my desk to write something, and there is Divine intervention! A simple little 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ booklet – 5 sheets of paper folded…
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3 October 2023 0

Freedom through Consciousness

On Sunday, I landed on the word ‘free’ during a random flip through an old copy of the Daily Word, a booklet of positive daily affirmations produced for over 100 years by Unity.org .  Reading the passage reprinted below brought forth an interesting trail of introspection…  and had me shaking my head at the irony…
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25 September 2023 0

Tina’s Revelation: Connection and Expectations

Wow.  I hear Shrek saying, “Onions, donkey!” We are like onions, constantly peeling back layers. More layers of awareness, more layers of potential growth. On Sunday, an amazing coach (who happens to be the man I live with) invited me to close my eyes and imagine what it would feel like to connect with 100…
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Letters From Summer Camp

(In the spirit of the letters I had to write as a kid on the first day of summer camps I attended.) Dear Mom, We hope your summer has been as great as ours! Our summer adventures have been nothing short of extraordinary! We, Tina Thrussell and L. Neil Thrussell, embarked on a whirlwind of…
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11 September 2023 0