Tag Archives: Care

A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Care of Human Life and Happiness Is the Only Legitimate Object of Good Government

“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.” – Thomas Jefferson (1809)      

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Samson (XI)

Continuing in a series of poems depicting the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (XI) by Michael Romani Staying their course, steady to fight For their land and what is right Even if … Continue reading

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First Principles: Every Effort Should Be Made To Encourage and Exalt the Children To Become Their Best Potential

“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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Thought For the Day: Only You Can Determine How the Coin of Time Is Spent In Your Life

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” – Carl Sandburg, poet (6 … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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Jenny Lind

P. T. Barnum once said something like the greatest art is the art of making people happy.  Personally, I think he was really onto something with this.  Then again, as the child that I’ve always been, I’ve always loved a … Continue reading

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Questions Pouring

Is there any question but that art makes the heart grow bigger and deeper? Questions Pouring by Michael Romani Do you hear the questions pouring? Do you fear the questions boring? Do you find the questions scoring No longer worth … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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Redemption Of A Clown

Some things just aren’t funny.  Like someone who abuses their power and position to coerce others into things otherwise unimaginable to them.  Less funny still is when that same comedian thinks he can excuse away his or her lewd and … Continue reading

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