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In the Depth of God’s Love

In the Depth of God’s Love(Thoughts on Good Friday 2022)by Michael DoyleIn the depth of God’s loveWe’re wondered after life’s disastersAs we raise our prayers aboveAnd think on the outcome of forever afterTrue love is held in meditationIts meaning causes … Continue reading

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Every Name Has Its Story

Every Name Has Its Storyby Michael DoyleEvery name has its storyIn each way, giving God gloryJesus is the first born priorityGiven to us as our authorityFirst place in everythingOur inspiration for which we singBeloved and holy, putting on our heartPutting … Continue reading

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Lessons From Alcestis

Lessons From Alcestisby Michael DoyleAlcestis was the fairest of daughtersMuch beloved by Pelias, her fatherSo too loved by her husband, AdmetusAnd of her son, the warrior EumelusFearing that death might come to soonMade Admetus err in bringing love to ruinFor … Continue reading

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Layers of Emotion

Layers of Emotionby Michael DoyleOur hearts hold feelings deeper than oceansIt’s up to us to manage our own emotionsThe heart of the matter is that hearts matterYet, we must do this or our lives might shatterFeelings are so very hard … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: By Dividing the Voters Through the Political Party System, We Can Get Them To Expend Their Energies In Fighting over Questions of No Importance

“By dividing the voters through the political party system, we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance. Thus by discreet action we can secure for ourselves what has been so well planned and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Fear and Doubt Is Not A Good Thought Process Because This Is A Time For Tremendous Hope and Joy and Optimism and Action

“Fear and doubt is not a good thought process because this is a time for tremendous hope and joy and optimism and action. But to embrace the possibilities of tomorrow, we must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their … Continue reading

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First Principles: What Is Morally Wrong Can Never Be Advantageous, Even When It Enables You To Make Some Gain You Believe To Be To Your Advantage

“What is morally wrong can never be advantageous, even when it enables you to make some gain that you believe to be to your advantage. The mere act of believing that some wrongful course of action constitutes an advantage is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Can Be No Public or Private Virtue Unless the Foundation of Action Is the Practice of Truth

“There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.” – George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906)

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In the Tragedy of Wisdom

In the Tragedy of Wisdomby Michael DoyleAs we sit writing for an audienceAimed as it is to somehow pleaseThe words of Shakespeare and SophoclesShine in all of their brillianceOne wrote for the strong, just kingThe other in the promise of … Continue reading

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Truth In Gratitude

Truth In Gratitudeby Michael DoyleIt isn’t just a thoughtBut the needed actionActing in rightful gratitudeBrings its satisfactionThankfulness is the beginningOf the truest gratitudeIt’s the fat chance that’s thinningUnless given in the right attitudeStruck as we are on life’s tread millWe … Continue reading

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