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Thought For the Day: The Rain Begins With A Single Drop

“The rain begins with a single drop.” – Manal al-Sharif, human rights activist (b. 25 Apr 1979)

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To Truly Win

To Truly Winby Michael DoyleWhat does it mean to truly winAnd in explaining this, where we do beginIt is the servant king who in humilityGives to each follower and person their dignityGoing back to the basics of the crossWe find … Continue reading

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To Feel Again

To Feel Againby Michael DoyleI admire people who are unafraid to feelWho know the danger and yet keep it realIt is scary to feel that compulsive somethingBut it beats the feeling of nothingAs life hands us our challenging handA fate … Continue reading

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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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The Mystery of Crow

Another inspired by the blues I listened to on my road trip today.   I have to say, while there are scenic road trip guides, this is the first time I’ve driven the beautiful country roads of Morgan and Monroe … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Finish Each Day and Be Done With It

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Farmers Are the Founders of Civilization

“Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.” – Daniel Webster (1782-1852)    

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Dancing Cheek To Cheek

Thinking on the Prohibition, flappers, gangsters and murder as she wrote… Dancing Cheek To Cheek by Michael Doyle Dancing cheek to cozy cheek Might bring us to ruin Libertine as it is It might lead to our undoing The habits … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day:

“Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.” —Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)    

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