Tag Archives: Beacon

Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Star

Hymn To the 2020 Christmas Starby Michael Doyle 2020 has been a year soul revealingCovid and larceny were ever stealingAny hope for semblance of hopefulnessDenying any hint of serenity and bliss We cried and wondered out of hopeTrying our best … Continue reading

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For Bill of Rights Day

For Bill of Rights Dayby Michael DoyleTo embark on teaching history of the pastEngages us with the things that lastThe best way of doing this of courseIs to teach things right from the sourceBefore going further, let me just sayHappy … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Universal Peace Only Exists In the Imagination of Visionary Philosophers and Breasts of Benevolent Enthusiasts

“A universal peace … is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” – James Madison (1792) Two seemingly contradictory statements.  Yet, we find the … Continue reading

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In the Wonder of the Star

A star led the wise men to find a babe in a manger.  The wise still seek Him. In the Wonder of the Star by Michael Romani In my loss, I feel my shame No longer certain in my own … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day 2019!

Aloha Promises Forever is taking this moment to memorialize and honor all veterans around the world and their families, but particularly those in the United States and Canada for their valor, sacrifices and duty in the service of freedom and … Continue reading

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Letters In A Wall

Fairy tale endings do exist.  You just have to believe in love with all of your heart and soul. Letters In A Wall by Michael Romani In a thread between the past And a whisper of the future Letters in … Continue reading

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Neon Century

Neon came and mostly went in the 20th Century.  Neon lights and even neon knights have made their mark.  But, like some other things in this age of rapid change, their time appears to have come and gone. Neon Century … Continue reading

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A Light For the Nations

Based on Isaiah 42:6-8 A Light For the Nations by Michael Romani Words in the right places Together in intended phrases To say just what they mean To seen as meant to be seen With all the glory given Our ways … Continue reading

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