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About alohapromisesforever

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

Thought For the Day: The Softer You Sing, the Louder You’re Heard

“The softer you sing, the louder you’re heard.” – Donovan, musician (b. 10 May 1946) Yes, this is what long, long ago past for a music video…. and yes… that actually is Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame playing guitar. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Us Tenderly and Kindly Cherish, Therefore, the Means of Knowledge. Let Us Dare To Read, Think, Speak, and Write.

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”– John Adams

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Before It’s Too Late

Before It’s Too Lateby Michael DoyleI hold no real begrudgementAgainst the Holy God of judgmentAnd how it seems most on meNot them, yet as a matter of theologyThat it is most how it should beToo often, I cross the linePretending … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2021!

With every mother a blossoming of blessings for their children and families, I want to wish all the mothers out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!

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First Principles: If the Freedom of Speech Is Taken Away Then Dumb and Silent We May Be Led, Like Sheep To the Slaughter

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: Those Who Bring Sunshine To the Lives of Others Cannot Keep It From Themselves

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” – James Matthew Barrie, author (9 May 1860-1937)

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Little Rocket

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Rocketby Michael DoyleTwinkle, TwinkleLittle RocketTruth be toldAnd we must talk itUp above the world somewhereWhere you are we know not whereBut worse is that we do not understandJust precisely where you will landI hear that we will … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America Is Not A Racist Country. It’s Backwards To Fight Discrimination With Different Types of Discrimination

“Hear me clearly. America is not a racist country. It’s backwards to fight discrimination with different types of discrimination, and it’s wrong to use our painful past to dishonestly shut down debates in the present.” – Senator Tim Scott (South … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Error Alone Which Needs the Support of Government. Truth Can Stand By Itself.

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)

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Thought For the Day: For A Time Is Coming When People Will No Longer Listen To Sound and Wholesome Teaching. They Will Follow Their Own Desires….

“For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear.” – 2 … Continue reading

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