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First Principles: The Deterioration of Every Government Begins With the Decay of the Principles On Which It Was Founded

“The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.” – Baron de Montesquieu      

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Thought For the Day: Conviction .. Is Worthless Until It Converts Itself Into Conduct

“Conviction …Is Worthless Till It Converts Itself Into Conduct.” – Thomas Carlyle      

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Things Learned In Harvest

Winter comes seeming like and end… Things Learned In Harvest by Michael Romani I’m never one for seeming alarmist But I have learned this about harvest The lessons learned from the garden I tend Is that Winter only seems like … Continue reading

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Grateful For A Quest Completed

A poem of gratitude #25: Grateful For A Quest Completed by Michael Romani Life has at best One most important quest It begins at the start By the opening of one’s heart There in a box filled With the best … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Smile Is the Beginning of Peace

“A smile is the beginning of peace.” – Mother Teresa    

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Thought For the Day: The Man Who Moves A Mountain Begins By Carrying Away Small Stones

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius    

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Isn’t That

Trust in the universe, she says.  As if that’s easy? Isn’t That by Michael Romani Well, Isn’t that rude? To find My Attitude Interrupts Your solitude Random In being Blindly Yet, still seeing That the beginning Of contemplation Takes moments … Continue reading

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To Begin As It Began

Like the sea many of the best things in life ebb and flow, in and out and expanding just to contract back into its depths. To Begin As It Began by Michael Romani Like two ships adrift and at sea … Continue reading

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First Principles: Happy Patriots Day 2019!

“Don’t fire unless fired upon. But if they want a war let it begin here.” – Captain John Parker, commander of the militiamen at Lexington, Massachusetts, on sighting British troops on this day in 1775 The first shots of the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Began With An Awe That Surpassed the Wisdom of Words

“I think that were beginning to remember that the first poets didn’t come out of a classroom, that poetry began when somebody walked off of a savanna or out of a cave and looked up at the sky with wonder … Continue reading

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