Tag Archives: Circumstances

Thought For the Day: Everyone Confesses That Exertion Which Brings Out All the Powers of Body and Mind Is the Best Thing For US

“Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much … Continue reading

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El Shaddai

El Shaddaiby Michael Doyle He is my refuge of my safetyIn how I put my trust in theeKeeping my peace and trustIn He who is always just El Shaddai quietly advancesIn all of life’s circumstancesAll of the world makes us … Continue reading

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First Principles: Happily For Mankind, Liberty Is Not…Confined To Any Single Point of Time, But Lies Within Extremes, Which Afford Sufficient Latitude For all the Variations

“Happily for mankind, liberty is not, in this respect, confined to any single point of time, but lies within extremes, which afford sufficient latitude for all the variations which may be required by the various situations and circumstances of civil … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of Parents To Maintain Their Children Decently, and According To Their Circumstances; To Protect Them According To the Dictates of Prudence

“It is the duty of parents to maintain their children decently, and according to their circumstances; to protect them according to the dictates of prudence; and to educate them according to the suggestions of a judicious and zealous regard for … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are All Qualified, Entitled, and Morally Obligated To Evaluate the Conduct of Our Rulers

“Any single man must judge for himself whether circumstances warrant obedience or resistance to the commands of the civil magistrate; we are all qualified, entitled, and morally obliged to evaluate the conduct of our rulers.” – English philosopher John Locke … Continue reading

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Whatever Our Circumstances Now

Whatever Our Circumstances Nowby Michael DoyleThanks given in every circumstanceNo matter the truth of the happenstanceThere’s a joyful noise to raiseAs we join together in our praiseSing our song as we rejoice togetherRedeemed by His grace, life is betterLike prisoners … Continue reading

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What’s Good For One’s Soul

What’s Good For One’s Soulby Michael DoyleAs time puts distance in sightA mind thinks on how to set it rightQuestioning how does one build a lifeWith sights on peace and not strifeEven the richest know it’s sacrilegeTo hold oneself as … Continue reading

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Resolution Brings Harmony

Resolution Brings Harmonyby Michael DoyleTaking a look at the beatitudesTaking each moment given in gratitudeGod blesses the peacemakers as God’s familyNot avoiding or appearing overly sweetlyPeace at any given price is not peaceNor is it conflict’s sweet releaseIt is isn’t … Continue reading

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First Principles: Repeal That Welfare Law, and You Will Soon See A Change In their Manners. Industry Will Increase

“Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will soon see a change in their manners. [I]ndustry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them … Continue reading

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Lessons In Life’s Suffering

Lessons In Life’s Sufferingby Michael DoyleSpring isn’t the sameWhen love has been lostSorrow calls out the nameBut refuses to pay the costThe thing held sacred as follyTouch the inner workings of the soulA moment away from devotionHas the depth of … Continue reading

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