Tag Archives: Circumstance

Finding A Seat At the Table

Finding A Seat At the Tableby Michael DoyleFinding a seat at the tableSuch as it is and the best we’re ableBegins with a story of circumstanceIn which every effort acts to enhanceThe dreams that come in planting treesThe roots of … Continue reading

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A Dance of Fate

A Dance of Fateby Michael DoyleLife is more than merely fateIt is never really too lateTo realize that we have choicesLifted up in our true voicesIf only we might chooseNo longer allowing life to abuseExamining what we might refuseAnd refusing … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Splendid Has Ever Been Achieved Except By Those Who Dared Believe That Something Inside Them Was Superior To Circumstance

“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Barton Even the Russian people know, this is sheer lunacy that tyrant Putin has invaded Ukraine. #IStandWithUkraine

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Bumping Into Jesus

Bumping Into Jesusby Michael DoyleDivine encounters along the wayIt doesn’t necessarily happen on SundayLittle moments that teach usPut on as these are to reach usBumps on the road have their distractionThe way through gives the best tractionEach moment is given … Continue reading

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Radically Reversed

Radically Reversedby Michael DoyleReversing the brokenness of circumstanceTo give sacred life to its every chanceKnowing that those who have less are not lessHowever much life’s moments might be a messThe most hurting present are our familyBlessed be this truth in … Continue reading

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The Best Answers

The Best Answersby Michael DoyleThe best answers are seldom violenceDespite the circumstances or incidencesThe toughest battles are fought withinThe struggle is to find peace againThe one who truly wins this contestHas found the path to tranquility’s restNo longer pushed by … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Heroby Michael DoyleIncurable as a dreaming heroStubborn as a seeming zeroWe play our parts in masqueradeEach day lived within its charadeHiding ourselves behind the music we playCaught up in front of screens all dayBecause we cannot be … Continue reading

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Things Remembered

Things Rememberedby Michael DoyleDespite the well of star-crossed tearsHaving had been ponded through the yearsOf one thing, I have certainly foundThat there are enough words to be chased aroundOne thing proven is the swollen sure chanceInvolved in each moment lived … Continue reading

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Tavern Dice

Much of life is lived as though on a roll of the dice.  Game of chance and circumstance lived with our best intentions. Tavern Dice by Michael Doyle With a roll of dice A gamble is made For something nice … Continue reading

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