Tag Archives: Change

Thought For the Day: We Are Not the Same Persons This Year As Last; Nor Are Those We Love. It Is A Happy Chance If We Changing, Continue To Love A Changed Person

“We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.” -William Somerset Maugham, writer (25 Jan 1874-1965)

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Blind Side

Blind Sideby Michael DoyleFour seconds from the snap of the ballA life can change in ways we’ll later recallIn four seconds, a life can really changeAs the players on the field rearrangeBut such players come along for the rideWith nowhere … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Society Which Is Mobile..Must Be Educated to Personal Initiative and Adaptability

“A society which is mobile, which is full of channels for the distribution of a change occurring anywhere, must see to it that its members are educated to personal initiative and adaptability. Otherwise, they will be overwhelmed by the changes … Continue reading

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Every Day With You

Every Day With Youby Michael DoyleIn every way, people try to push apartIn all the ways that break our heartsIt’s one in a million who stay the courseInstead of changing out that tired horseToo many dreams they just fall apartIn … Continue reading

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Changing the Narrative

Changing the Narrativeby Michael DoyleIt’s the heart of the matterTo stand firm and not shatterFrom the first heart’s beatWe are born to find our feetTo save a life, we do as we canListening gently offering our handMade in the likeness, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Change Is the Law of Life, and Those Who Look Only To the Past and Present Are Certain To Miss the Future

 “Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future” – John F. Kennedy

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The Slow Crawl

The Slow Crawlby Michael DoylePushing past the slow crawl of another dayEdged to darkness and I begin to prayTo a god that I feel unsure ofBut who has a sense of humor disguised as loveDeath is a way out of … Continue reading

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It’s A Sunday Conversation

It’s A Sunday Conversationby Michael DoyleThere’s something to give attentionWe’re all living in the tensionWe are not here for entertainmentBut we are here for engagementFiltered in God’s holy perceptionStanding in worship, giving our receptionIt is not the how in which … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Natural Cure For An Ill-Administration, In A Popular or Representative Constitution, Is A Change of Men

“The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.” – Alexander Hamilton (1787)

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I’d Rather Be Ashes Than Dust

I’d Rather Be Ashes Than Dustby Michael DoyleI’d rather be ashes than dustI’d rather throw deep when I mustTaking the risks to succeedThis is the satisfaction of spiritual needFaithful in all that we doReady in capturing God in our viewUnafraid … Continue reading

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