Tag Archives: Children

Thought For the Day: Our Children Require Mindful Cultivation To Grow Best

“If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weeds.” – Luther Burbank, horticulturist (7 Mar 1849-1926)      

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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Paddington Opens the Street Fair

Love this classic story. Paddington Opens the Street Fair by Michael Romani Pop up stories Filled with glories Hold there place Like a warm embrace A life’s perfection Is found in that connection Where a single book Provides the hook … 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: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … 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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First Principles: We Should Do All We Can To Elevate Our Children’s Minds and Character

“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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Still the Monkey Grins

The world has a monkey on its back.  It’s the darkness inside us all. Still the Monkey Grins by Michael Romani Born innocent Victims to the sins The sins of the father Eden’s fall set the precedent Banished, cast before … 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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Luna Love

If you happen to look at the moon just right, you can see L O V E on its face… no really.. see this Astronomy Picture of the Day provided by NASA: https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap181103.html Luna Love by Michael Romani Sitting here … Continue reading

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