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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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Kid Lost In Story

What’s the difference between a kid at play and an artist lost in art? Give up?  Maybe me too…. Kid Lost In Story by Michael Romani Hand sketched And mentally stretched The artist knows her caper Put down as it … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings

Based in part on Ephesians 1:3 – Counting Blessings by Michael Romani As this new year has begun My eyes focus clearly on the One The One who is all knowing And whose love is ever flowing The ways of … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

May each of the readers of Aloha Promises Forever have a blessed day of service and communion on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2020.  May we always join together with such clarity! “I have a dream that … Continue reading

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The Hunting of the Wren

Around the world there are nations that share a thread of British heritage.  From this heritage, these nations still keep some semblance of International Boxing Day.  This day itself is preceded by the earlier tradition of the Hunting of the … Continue reading

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Christ As Cornerstone

Today is, of course, Christmas Eve.  As such Happy Christmas Eve to everyone from Aloha Promises Forever to each and everyone kind enough to spend a little time reading this blog of sorts.  It’s much appreciated. Christ As Cornerstone by … Continue reading

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Tis the Season of Holiday Lights

Today is not only the first day of Advent but is also the National Day of Christmas Lights. National Christmas Lights Day 2019 — December 1 It is with this in mind that I offer the following poem: Tis The … Continue reading

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Stage Craft

Halloween Poem #27: Stage Craft by Michael Romani All of the magic in hocus pocus Is merely that of diverting focus Legendary in its sleight of hand It’s all just illusion; understand? Like guns on a stage in the first … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Are the World’s Most Valuable Resource and Its Best Hope For the Future

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – John F. Kennedy    

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First Principles: The Best Hope In Continuing Our Republic Is In Proper Moral and Religious Training of Our Children

“The only ground of hope for the continuance of our free institutions is in the proper moral and religious training of the children, that they may be prepared to discharge aright the duties of men and citizens.” – Zachary Taylor  

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