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About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.

Daily Prompt – Whisper

In the whisper of the light eternal, we dance Show boat and quiet moments, bring romance She makes my heart flow into cosmic song Until she looks away and I no longer belong Deep in my soul, I mostly feel … Continue reading

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Lamb of God

Based in part on John 1:29: “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” Lamb of God by Michael Romani There is one thing in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Darkness Is Necessary To See the Stars

“Only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.        

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First Principles: Principles and Character Should Be Our Guide In Electing Candidates, Not Religious Denomination

“In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate — look to his character.” – Noah Webster, 1789            

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Daily Prompt – Maid

It seems that there is hardly ever a mention About the maid service in a haunted mansion Maybe it seems just a little unwell To think there is any such sort of tale That stands up to even the barest … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty Is Sacred When Rightly Understood

“Liberty is a word which, according as it is used, comprehends the most good and the most evil of any in the world. Justly understood it is sacred next to those which we appropriate in divine adoration; but in the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the Depth of Your Winter, Find Your Invincible Summer

“In the depth of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.”  – Albert Camus            

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Daily Prompt – Rabbit

She sensed a certain degree of danger When she trusted in that stranger Following him down the rabbit hole And becoming consigned to her role Now she knows why the Cheshire cat smiles She’s gotten her own claws sharpened by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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First Principles: Our Society’s Children Should Be Educated and Taught the Principles of Freedom

“Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.” – John Adams (1787)      

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