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Thought For the Day: We Are What We Repeatedly Do. Excellence, Then, Is Not An Act But A Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest … Continue reading

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Would Rather Be Politically Buried Than To Be Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” – Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, and … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Person Who Will Submit To Wear A Shackle, Condemns the Noblest Gift of Heaven and Impiously Affronts the God That Made Us Free

“The man who meanly will submit to wear a shackle, condemns the noblest gift of heaven, and impiously affronts the God that made him free. … Ease and prosperity (though pleasing for a day) have often sunk a people into … Continue reading

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When Children Speak

When our children speak, we should listen.  We never know what we might learn?  If nothing else how they see the world.  And I can think of no greater gift than understanding the world through the eyes and hearts of … Continue reading

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To Learn To Love

Based in part on Colossian 3:13: To Learn To Love by Michael Doyle Bearing as we do with each other Learning daily to forgive and love one another It is always the greatest of love’s expression And the hardest to … Continue reading

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Shrunken Jesus

It’s a paradox really… Shrunken Jesus by Michael Doyle We trust as we say with our might Believing as we will in truth and light That Jesus has the power to save our souls Then in whispers we wonder at … Continue reading

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The Moral Imagination

It is not enough to give to our children and our society definitions of right and wrong or normless stories and books leading to an inability to make the profound decisions needed for the better world we so desperately need. … Continue reading

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