Monthly Archives: September 2018

Hope To Persevere

So much adversity in our daily lives and it’s blasted toward us in 4D stereo by newscasters and pontificators who have seemingly forgotten that we need to believe things are going to turn out alright if only we are strong … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Mass

In our daily prayer for the living We find ourselves quickly forgiving All that happens as it must and might The little things meant taken as slight Wisdom  in our souls come to prevail To go on living rightly as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Right Life Cultivates Kindness

“To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.” – Samuel Johnson, lexicographer (18 Sep 1709-1784)      

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First Principles: The Only Straight Course Is To Seek Truth Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” – George Washington (1795)      

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Thought For the Day: The Penalty In Failing To Participate In Politics Is Governance By Inferiors

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics 
is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” – Plato    

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First Principle: At Special Times and After Cool, Deliberate Thinking, The Real Voice of the People May Be Known

“It is on great occasions only, and after time has been given for cool and deliberate reflection, that the real voice of the people can be known.” – George Washington, letter to Edward Carrington, 1796      

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On Your First Birthday Together

Tiggy T and I just celebrated her first birthday with us as a couple.  This lady is more precious to me than my words can hope to say.   I told her as a last birthday present to her that … Continue reading

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Role of Repentance

Based in part on Psalms 103 Role of Repentance by Michael Romani Positive and ever uplifting Moral ground never shifting Coming to God’s full acceptance And willing to undergo repentance Finding my way away from sin Learning Jesus is indeed my … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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First Principles: All Should Be Given Equal and Exact Justice Under the Rule of Law

“Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)        

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