“I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE WAY I FELT WHEN SEEING MY NAME IN PRINT FOR THE FIRST TIME

AND IT NEVER CHANGES, NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES, I READ IT.”

~ Richard Lawrence Belford ~

Inspirational Writer



  • Poetic Hours, The Dreamland’s Poetry Group, June 1999 Edition (Erran Publishing, Nottingham, England)
  • Quill Books, August 1999 (Harlingen, Texas, United States)
  • The Canadian Writer's Journal, June 2001, Volume 18, No. 3 (New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada)
  • The Canadian Writer's Journal, April 2002, Volume 19, No. 2 (New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada)
  • Progressive Greetings Magazine, May 2007 Issue (Max Publishing, London, England)
  • SpiritualityForToday.com, November 2008, Volume 13, Issue 4 (Clemons Productions Inc., Greenwich, Connecticut, United States)
  • Penned From The Heart, January 2009, Volume XV (Son-Rise Publications, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, United States)
  • Funeral Service Times, September 2010 Issue (Mulberry Publications, Colchester, England)   
  • Funeral Home & Cemetery News, November 2010 Issue (Nomis Publications Inc., Youngstown, Ohio, United States)
  • Funeral Business Advisor, November 2010, Industry Alerts (Louisville, Kentucky, United States)
  • Funeral Service Journal, December 2010, Volume 125 No. 12 (Worthing, West Sussex, England)
  • Penned From The Heart, January 2011, Volume XVII (Son-Rise Publications, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, United States)
  • Funeral Service Times, January 2011 Issue (Mulberry Publications, Colchester, England)
  • Funerals Today Magazine, March/April 2011 Issue (Eternal Enterprises Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
  • Funeral Service Times, July 2011 Issue (Mulberry Publications, Colchester, England)
  • Greetings Today Magazine, August 2011 Issue ( Lema Publishing, Naishville, England )
  • Funeral Service Times, June 2012 Issue (Mulberry Publications, Colchester, England)
  • SignsForYourLife.com, June 2012 (Reed Photo Art & Imaging Inc., Denver Colorado, United States)
  • Gift Shop Magazine, June 2012 (Pinnacle Publishing Group, Hanover, Massachusetts, United States)
  • MountainWings.com, July 2012 Issue # 12199 (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
  • Funerals Today Magazine, July/August 2012 Issue (Eternal Enterprises Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
  • Funeral Home & Cemetery News, August 2012 Issue (Nomis Publications Inc., Youngstown, Ohio, United States)
  • Greetings Today Magazine, August 2012 Issue (Lema Publishing, Naishville, England)      
  • Gifts & Decorative Accessories Magazine, October 2012 Issue Product Wire (New York, New York, United States)
  • Progressive Greetings Magazine, December 2012 Issue (Max Publishing, London, England)
  • MountainWings.com, May 2013 Issue #13132 (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
  • FaithWriters.com, June 2013 Daily Devotional (Traverse City, Michigan, United States)
  • 9/11 Memorial Arts Registry, June 2013 (New York, New York, United States)
  • FaithWriters.com, July 2013 Daily Devotional (Traverse City, Michigan, United States)        
  • Journeysthrugrief.wordpress.com, July 2013 (The Sweeney Alliance, Kerrville, Texas, United States) 
  • Journeysthrugrief.wordpress.com, October 2013 (The Sweeney Alliance, Kerrville, Texas, United States)
  • Journeysthrugrief.wordpress.com, April 2014 (The Sweeney Alliance, Kerrville, Texas, United States)
  • APlus.com, June 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • FaithWriters.comJune 2015 Daily Devotional (Traverse City, Michigan, United States)
  • APlus.com, July 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com, July 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • LinkedIn.com, August 2015 LinkedIn Pulse; Featured In What Inspires Me (Mountain View, California, United States)
  • APlus.com, August 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com,  August 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • APlus.com,  September 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com,  September 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • LinkedIn.com, October 2015 LinkedIn Pulse; Featured In Healthcare (Mountain View, California, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com, October 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • TheGriefToolBox.com, November 2015 ( Nashua, New Hampshire, United States)
  • LinkedIn.com, November 2015 LinkedIn Pulse; Featured In What Inspires Me (Mountain View, California, United States)
  • APlus.com, November 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com, November 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • APlus.com, December 2015 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com, December 2015 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • FaithWriters.com, May 2016 Daily Devotional (Traverse City, Michigan, United States)
  • Funeral Business Advisor, May 2016 Facebook Page (Louisville, Kentucky, United States)
  • Nomis Publications Inc., May 2016 Facebook Page (Youngstown, Ohio, United States) 
  • Centering Corporation Bereavement Resource Center, May 2016 Facebook Page (Omaha, Nebraska, United States)
  • FaithWriters.com, May 2016 Facebook Page (Traverse City, Michigan, United States)
  • MountainWings.com, June 2016 Issue #16171 (Atlanta, Georgia, United States)
  • APlus.com, June 2016 (A Plus~Positive Journalism, New York, New York, United States)
  • Nomis Publications Inc., June 2016 Facebook Page (Youngstown, Ohio, United States0
  • Grief Digest Magazine, August 2016 Volume 13, Issue #2 (Omaha, Nebraska, United States)
  • Niume.comAugust 2016 Culture Sphere Feature (London, England)
  • TheSimpleChristianLife.com,  September 2016  (Springfield, Massachusetts, United States)
  • LifePosts.com, September 2016  (Brooklyn, New York, United States)
  • EzineArticles.com, September 2016 (Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States)
  • Grief Digest Magazine, December 2016 Volume 14, Issue #3 (Omaha, Nebraska, United States)
  • Masterstories.com, February 2017 (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • Encouragingdads.comFebruary 2017 Encouraging Dads Project (Dallas, Texas, United States)

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