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About alohapromisesforever

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

Thought For the Day: The Secret of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) American Author and Humorist … Continue reading

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Father’s Day With My Daughters 2019

Two hours isn’t nearly long enough, but, at least it was some time. Father’s Day With My Daughters (2019) by Michael Romani Some dads find it fine to have bragging rights In that they’ve done in spending sleepless nights But, … Continue reading

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To Know Us By Our Love

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18: To Know Us By Our Love by Michael Romani Our defining character needs to be love To share that blessing we get from above In every moment that we speak our talk Love … Continue reading

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First Principles: Christianity Must Be the Basis of Government Intended To Secure the Rights and Privileges of A Free People

“In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed. … No truth is more evident to my mind than that the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Dad Is the Best Title I’ve Ever Had

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton I think this is very true with the exception of being ‘Daddy’.  I love both my little girls more than life itself. … Continue reading

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Transcendent Healing

Isn’t it charming that so much of reaching inner connection is characterized as mindfulness when truly the path to reach the soul is to quiet that mind and breath in the soul.  Don’t ask me yet to explain quite what … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Heart of A Father Is the Masterpiece of Nature

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, Manon Lescaut        

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge God, Obey His Will, Be Grateful and Humbly Ask His Protection and Favor

“(I)t is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor …” – George Washington, in establishing a day … Continue reading

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Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

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Abstractiva

Abstract art has it’s meanings if you look deep enough. Abstractiva by Michael Romani Chaotic, feathery strokes embrace The tempest that is grief Jagged streaks of rage turn to face The locked out ability to find relief Seeping outward in … Continue reading

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