Tag Archives: Capacity

First Principles: We Must Take Care To Elevate Our Children’s Minds, Courage and Souls Encouraging Them To Excel In Every Capacity, Faculty and Virtue

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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I’m Not Saying…

A little something that I just felt onto paper before putting here. I’m Not Saying… I’m not saying That I need you But, what if I did And wasn’t playing About always being true It’s something I can’t keep hid … Continue reading

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To Know Us By Our Love

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18: To Know Us By Our Love by Michael Romani Our defining character needs to be love To share that blessing we get from above In every moment that we speak our talk Love … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Is A Light By Which We See Life

“In the end, the poem is not a thing we see; it is, rather, a light by which we may see–and what we see is life.” – Robert Penn Warren, novelist and poet (24 Apr 1905-1989)    

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A Prayer For the Healing

No use whining about life’s complications really, right?  So let me just encourage everyone to love when they can and cry when you feel it’s needed. Keep your hearts open and find that bit of truth that works to make … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Those Who Cannot Achieve In Freedom, Clamor For Power

“Those who lack the capacity to achieve much in an atmosphere of freedom will clamor for power.”  – Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)      

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Thought For the Day: Embarrassment Is the Beginning Of Morality

“To be capable of embarrassment is the beginning of moral consciousness. Honor grows from qualms.”  -John Leonard, critic (1939-2008    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Neophyte

Remembering back to my days as a neophyte Attracted as I was to the gloss of the neon light It seems like only the day before yesterday When I learned of video games and how to play It’s a different … Continue reading

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