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About alohapromisesforever

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

Thought For the Day: Life Becomes Simpler Without Mirrors

“How simple life becomes when things like mirrors are forgotten.” – Daphne du Maurier, novelist (13 May 1907-1989)    

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Even To This Day

Based in part on a life lived between worlds and still finding hope and dreaming dreams… Even To This Day by Michael Romani It was a dark night The darkest night And you were crying And I was crying And … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Kindness and Love Are the Sum of My Philosophy

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama      

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First Principles: The Right of the People To Keep and Bear Arms Shall Not Be Infringed

“The right of the people to keep and bear…arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” – James … Continue reading

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Sentiment In Journey

I was talking with Moon and watching a movie the other night when this floated into my head and from my pen onto a scrap of paper: Sentiment In Journey by Michael Romani In fellowship we find our company There … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Most Creativity Is A Change From One Context To Another

“Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There’s an element of surprise, and especially in science, there is often laughter that goes along with the ‘Aha’. Art also has this element. Our … Continue reading

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First Principles: Political Freedom Includes In It Every Other Blessing

“Political freedom includes in it every other blessing. All the pleasures of riches, science, virtue, and even religion itself derive their value from liberty alone. No wonder therefore wise and prudent legislators have in all ages been held in such … Continue reading

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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: An Unborn Child Is A Unique Living Person From Conception

“To begin with, scientifically something very radical occurs between the processes of gametogenesis and fertilization—the change from a simple part of one human being (i.e., a sperm) and a simple part of another human being (i.e., an oocyte—usually referred to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Legal Immigrants Are Welcome To Join American Society and Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” —Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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