Tag Archives: Attention

Blown Away

I guess it’s not much of a confession to say that I love art and the arts, right?  Have you ever looked at what it takes to create blown glass art?  Years ago, at an amusement park I know of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Founders of America Intended Women To Have A Full and Co-Equal Voice In Our Government

“If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.” – Abigail Adams Oddly, it’s … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Seeking the Face of God

Based in part on Psalms 27:8: Seeking the Face of God by Michael Romani Thankful for being a child of God Dwelling in prayer, not finding it odd But a place that knows my gratitude Keeping this thought in my … Continue reading

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First Principles: Guard Public Liberty Vigilantly Against Anyone Who Seeks To Encroach On This

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Our Children Require Mindful Cultivation To Grow Best

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” – Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)      

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Sentenced Prayers

Based in part on Philippians 4:6-7: Sentenced Prayers by Michael Romani Sentenced prayers that take us there Succinctly take us further than may appear As God’s Children we are never alone The company of the holy knows its own Non-stop … Continue reading

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Living In Joy

Based in part on Philippians 4:1-8 Living In Joy by Michael Romani Everything that is said and everything that is done Is for the edification and glorification of the Son All the love that He has given to you and … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Judge, Particularly A Supreme Court Justice, Should Be of Particular Merit, Character and Ability

“Judges, therefore, should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Require Nurturing and Cultivation

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” – Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)          

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