Tag Archives: Celebration

Kalavale

Kalavaleby Michael Doyle In a Finnish woodWhere life is understoodTo be a magical thingThere were songs to singAnd laughter filled the airThe night washed away careAs we looked on the beautyThere amidst the trees A different music filled the airWith … Continue reading

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Ode To Overindulgence

Ode To Overindulgenceby Michael DoyleDespite the holiday season being reservedFor the best of things humanity has deservedSomething needs to be said with resplendenceAbout our communal habits of overindulgenceIn the book of life’s worst lessons unlearnedIs the soul of this matter … Continue reading

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Dependence

Dependenceby Michael DoyleWhen the days are darkestThat’s when we need your lightKeeping hope alive when we’re saddestYou bring morning to our nightKeeping hope there and aliveYou are the source by which we surviveWalking beside us in our humanityAnd loving us … Continue reading

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Illuminating Light

Illuminating Lightby Michael DoyleEvery day is a new dayOf goodness felt in celebrationTo be lived in every wayWith the utmost fascinationRegardless of expectationLife comes just as it willHowever direct in contemplationEach day has its own unpaid billIt is all in … Continue reading

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A Lament for Michael the Archangel

A Lament of Michael,the Archangelby Michael Doyle The day after celebrating the birth of a daughterI return again to the celebration of the FatherRevisiting instruction in the ways of the kingdomAnd a memory of the better man that I’ve become … Continue reading

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On Mother’s Day 2022

On Mother’s Day 2022by Michael DoyleWe’re here in celebration of no otherThan the holy names of our mothersAt this time of blessed worshipWe raise up this sacred relationshipLet’s bring it in intimate conversationShared love in its happy intimationGiven the power … Continue reading

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Seder For This Human’s Grace

Seder For This Human’s Graceby Michael DoyleIn fulfillment of the command that God GaveWe honor the Lamb who came with intent to saveIn humble response to our redemption from sinOn this 15th day of Spring’s coming once againOn this altar … Continue reading

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To Lean Out of Wandering

To Lean Out of Wanderingby Michael DoyleLiving out the days of my back fortyKnowing that the end may come shortlyLike Moses, I lift my hands in prayerLiving a moment of taking proper careHaving learned to number my precious daysI long … Continue reading

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The Clock Keeps Ticking

The Clock Keeps Tickingby Michael DoyleFrom that pristine sense of momentWhen we come out of the wombThe clock starts tickingWith all its joy and tormentWe become the life in the roomMaking things happen through our kickingIt is in building the … Continue reading

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Wall of Ego

Wall of Egoby Michael DoyleSelf righteous PhariseesAre often truth’s worst enemiesIn looking down on others, you miss the skiesSelf-deceived by our prideful, lying eyesMissing the mark of God, in favor of meBelieving myself the pilot of my lifeI mistake my … Continue reading

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