Tag Archives: Affection

Thought For the Day: To Truly Love We Must Learn To Mix Various Ingredients – Care, Affection, Recognition, Respect, Commitment, and Trust, As Well As Honest and Open Communication

“To truly love we must learn to mix various ingredients – care, affection, recognition, respect, commitment, and trust, as well as honest and open communication.” – Bell Hooks

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A Triolet For Easter

On the twelfth day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020, the optional challenge is to write a triolet.   Looking this up here to find out its essential form: https://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Triolet-Poem and in that today is Easter Sunday in my traditions, I wrote this: … Continue reading

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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … 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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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No Praise Or Compliment Is As Rewarding As Affection

“Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection – – that is the last and final and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.” – Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain I stumbled across this … Continue reading

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