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Questions For A New Year

It seems like maybe a good time to pause a moment and ask ourselves about our walk and whether it matches our talk may just the time we’re at now, the beginning of a new year. Based in part on … Continue reading

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A Gentle Heart At Christmas

The message of Christmas is one that is amply brought to mind by the life lived by the Nikolas who became a bishop and the touted as saint watched the stories of his saintly life turn into the legendary Santa … Continue reading

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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Spiritual Nose Dive

Sometimes there is evil or whispers of evil behind even the seemingly most pristine of situations and circumstances. Spiritual Nose Dive by Michael Romani In the midst of the excavated The truth is revealed in the prevaricated It challenges the … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Guilty

Sometimes, I find myself looking out into the never Wishing it had not happened; no; not ever And I cannot help but feel so completely guilty It would have been kinder to have killed me Than what did happen as … Continue reading

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Message From the Cross 2018

Message From the Cross by Michael Romani Without the suffering on the cross There is only our death and final loss There is no other Holy name We would have only our own blame There is no other stake to … Continue reading

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Moving Past Our Procrastination

Based on James 1:22 Moving Past Our Procrastination by Michael Romani Be a doer not just a thinker Moving on beyond a milk drinker Inaction doesn’t get us there It’s best to move on to where No more procrastination Time … Continue reading

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Revival

Revival by Michael Romani Woken up to revival More than survival Renewing our standing Never demanding No longer spiritually stale This is our story; this is our tale A return to our first love Finding faith in above It’s no … Continue reading

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Faced With Temptation

Tonight’s sermon was based on Matthew 4:1-3.  This poem is based on the sermon at the beach: Faced With Temptation by Michael Romani Jesus was led by the Spirit To face the Devil’s temptation Still He would not hear it Given … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Holy Willie’s Prayer – Robert Burns

The Ploughman Poet and Bard of Ayrshire, Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who lived from January 25, 1759 to  July 21, 1796.  Although celebrated worldwide, Burns is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is … Continue reading

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