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Thought For the Day: In A Perfect Union the Man and Woman Are Like A Strung Bow. Who Is To Say Whether the String Bends the Bow, Or the Bow Tightens the String?

“In a perfect union the man and woman are like a strung bow. Who is to say whether the string bends the bow, or the bow tightens the string?” -Cyril Connolly, critic and editor (10 Sep 1903-1974)

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Thought For the Day: Since When Have We Americans Been Expected To Bow Submissively To Authority and Speak With Awe and Reverence To Those Who Represent Us

“Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?” – Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980)

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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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Together We Will Stand

Together We Will Standby Michael DoyleThere is now in this time of historyA grain going against the orthodoxyThat states that the power rests in populismDespite the modern move against nationalismToday, a certain set wishes our knees to bowAs if to … Continue reading

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Having Heard the Warning

Further reflections on my eldest daughter turning 13: Heaving Heard the Warning by Michael Doyle On Saturday night as I kissed you into sleep There was a part of me that wanted to keep This moment forever as a sacred … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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In the Suffering of Christ

Based on 1 Peter 2:21-25 In the Suffering of Christ by Michael Romani Suffered for the cause of Holy Christ It is the role that we my bear and live Living to our best and to our finest We suffer … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Drawn Bow

Cupid’s Drawn Bow by Michael Romani Armed with a magic bow He pierces the hearts that know Mischievous with desire He aims to set passions on fire Gods and humans fall in love With Eros and thoughts of … Of … Continue reading

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