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Lessons From Eden Park

The Roaring Twenties were a fascinating time.  Among the lessons to be learned was that a woman could do and be more than they had been allowed until then, vice and other personal choices could not be controlled and that … Continue reading

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Nourishing the Spirit

Based in part on Matthew 5:6: Nourishing the Spirit by Michael Doyle Blessed are those who hunger and thirst Putting the ways of righteousness first Sustained as these are in their every day Effected as we are; moving out of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Highest Manifestation of Life Consists In A Being Governing Its Own Actions

“The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.” – Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)      

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De Bussy Opening

In a review of what brought about the changes of 20th Century art music, leads to at least one conclusion.  It was Beethoven and then De Bussy to blame…. 😉 De Bussy Opening by Michael Doyle Music like all of … Continue reading

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The Dark Days of Great War

American History marches on into World War I. The Dark Days of Great War by Michael Doyle Like a thunderstorm in the darkest night The Great War descended in Europe’s sight Suddenly, it seemed that August night All of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is Not Ready-Made. It Comes From Your Own Actions.

“Happiness is not ready-made.  It comes from your own actions.”  – Dalai Lama    

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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Given In Our Father’s Measure

Based in part on Luke 6:38: Given In Our Father’s Measure by Michael Doyle Give unto the fullness of our own measure We will know and give our heavenly treasure It’s on ourselves to set rightness in motion To be the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be Reliable, Full of Love, True In Affection, Predictable, Grateful and Loyal Are Difficult Standards For People To Live By

“Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.” – Alfred Armand Montapert      

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