Tag Archives: Choice

Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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Listening To God

There are times I come to find that I wish I had listened more deeply and with much thought before acting instead of always being caught in reacting.  It seems a lesson that I continually learn.  The mistakes made have … Continue reading

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Those Who Have To Shower

How did the alleged party of the working man in my country become so elitist and based on class division?  Go watch the last Democratic debates and see how many references were made to those who have to shower after … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Freedom of Choice Without the Freedom To Refuse

“There is no such thing as freedom of choice unless there is freedom to refuse.” -David Hume      

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Wolf’s Call Coming

Love and life are becoming increasingly clearer in my mind as part of one and the same.  Without love there is no life, without life there is no love.  And what of this to a man who has been told … Continue reading

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I’m Not Saying…

A little something that I just felt onto paper before putting here. I’m Not Saying… I’m not saying That I need you But, what if I did And wasn’t playing About always being true It’s something I can’t keep hid … Continue reading

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In the Middle of…

Life is what happens when you’re making plans about plans you’ve been making while others unravel and well.. ummm Life Happens!  Flow with it and grow! In the Middle of… Michael Romani Life.. is as beautiful Sometimes.. even wonderful Then … Continue reading

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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Even To This Day

Based in part on a life lived between worlds and still finding hope and dreaming dreams… Even To This Day by Michael Romani It was a dark night The darkest night And you were crying And I was crying And … Continue reading

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Of Love and Fear

No slackers here for Day 5 of Na/GloPoWriMo.  Here are the goals: “(1) the villanelle form, (2) lines taken from an outside text, and/or (3) phrases that oppose each other in some way. If you can use two elements, great … Continue reading

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