Tag Archives: Brave

It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is A Certain Enthusiasm In Liberty That Makes Human Nature Rise Above Itself In Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton, in The Farmer Refuted (February 23, 1775)    

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First Principles: The Battle Is Not To the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power… The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Real Man Smiles In Trouble, Smiles In Trouble, Gathers Strength From Distress and Grows Brave By Reflection

“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.” – Thomas Paine Allowing of the context of the mores of the time and circumstances, please extrapolate this to his real meaning, ‘real people with true … Continue reading

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A Pirate’s Quest For More

Beyond the treasures of the bounding main are those of peace, love and connection. A Pirate’s Quest For More by Michael Doyle We cannot be thieves forever Said the first mate being clever Better to score one last prize And … Continue reading

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Tilting Mental Windmills

On bad days, I awake wondering if maybe Don Quixote wasn’t on to something in his belief of pursuing impossible dreams.  Other days, I dare to dream these. Tilting Mental Windmills by Michael Romani Captured frames from your window Map … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Battle Is Not Just the Strong; But, to the Vigilant, Active and Brave

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” – Patrick Henry (1775)      

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To Bring the Stars Closer

There are those who walk into our lives to not simply touch and fadeaway.  There are those who from the moment met leave an indelible trace in your heart and soul.  It is to this which has left me so … Continue reading

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Hole Inside My Gospel

I know that I’m not the only one who is a believer.  Nor am I the only one amazed at the things he does despite believing, right?  Still…. Hole Inside My Gospel by Michael Romani Like so many among 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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