Monthly Archives: January 2022

Interiorly Designed

Interiorly Designedby Michael DoyleThe things that come along to discern thisThat God places use where we can learn goodnessHow then can we make the most of it and embraceWhere God has put us in our time and spaceTo make the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Tyranny Seldom Announces Itself….A Whole Government, Even A Democratically Elected One, May Be Tyrannical

“Tyranny seldom announces itself. … In fact, a tyranny may exist without an individual tyrant. A whole government, even a democratically elected one, may be tyrannical.” – Joseph Sobran (1946-2010)

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First Principles: The Best and Only Safe Road To Honor, Glory, and True Dignity Is Justice

“The best and only safe road to honor, glory, and true dignity is justice.” – George Washington (1779)

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important of Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of the Dangers To Be Feared

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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Thought For the Day: Kindness In Ourselves Is the Honey That Blunts the Sting of Unkindness In Another

“Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.” -Walter Savage Landor, writer and activist (30 Jan 1775-1864)

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Hands Tell the Story

Hands Tell the Storyby Michael DoyleSmooth and sultryThe jazz flautistSmooths out her linesSoothing like a silk mysteryThe jazz flautistBlows our mindsWhile somewhereIn that over thereA man watches a womanWishing he might persevereAnd didn’t know the fearLike only a man in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mistakes Are Part of the Dues That One Pays For A Full Life

“Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.” -Sophia Loren, actress (b. 1934)

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First Principles: A Good Moral Character Is the First Essential In Mankind…You Should Endeavor Not Only To Be Learned But Virtuous

“[A] good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should … Continue reading

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Artful In Implication

Artful In Implicationby Michael DoyleAll art is broad in its implicationBut tell me please the explanationAs today’s surrealism perks making us illWhile twisting everyday into a monstrous chillUnsettling images of disquieting sensoryExperiences abound here at the end of historyBeyond the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The More Sand That Has Escaped From the Hourglass of Our Life, the Clearer We Should See Through It

“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” -Jean-Paul Sartre, writer and philosopher (1905-1980)

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