Monthly Archives: February 2020

Covenant (Hesed)

Of all love, there is one love that stands above all else.  In this world in which love has become a very conditional thing given the give way at any moment of discontent or raised temporal passion, covenant love (hesed) … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Is Flawed, Do Right Anyhow

“ The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Aim of Every Constitution Ought Be To Obtain Rule By Those Possessing the Discernment To Pursue Society’s Common Good

“The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society.” – James Madison (1788)    

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Moments Spent

Spending time with my girls was an awesome experience as always. Moments Spent by Michael Romani Spending time with these two All of our moments are too few Dreams shaping in their minds Gifts of smiles of which I’ve been … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Exists In the Economy and Course of Nature, An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Beware Lest You Lose the Substance By Grasping At the Shadow

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop (c. 620–564 BC)      

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In Memory of Presidents Day

Although I truly believe there should be a separate Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays celebrated in the US, I get that I’ve been outvoted… soooo….. In memory of our fine presidents that we have had throughout our country’s history:   Long … Continue reading

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Valentine Thoughts 2020

Beautiful weekend spent in part with two little princesses that I adore and a lady who is the queen of my heart.  One later for the girls.  One for my lady just written: Valentine Thoughts 2020 by Michael Romani To … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whatever Our Wishes, Inclinations or Dictates of Passion, These Cannot Alter the State of Facts and Evidence

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams    

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Thought For the Day: Time Is the Fairest and Toughest Judge

“Time is the fairest and toughest judge.” -Edgar Quinet, historian (17 Feb 1803-1875)    

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