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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty; and Nothing Deserves the Name of Law But That Which Is Certain and Universal In Its Operation Upon All the Members of the Community

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)

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First Principles: The Republican Principle Demands That the Deliberate Sense of the Community Should Govern the Conduct of Those To Whom They Entrust the Management of Their Affairs

“The republican principle demands that the deliberate sense of the community should govern the conduct of those to whom they intrust the management of their affairs; but it does not require an unqualified complaisance to every sudden breeze of passion … 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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Thought For the Day: No Man Who Is Corrupt, No Man Who Condones Corruption In Others, Can Possibly Do His Duty By the Community

“No man who is corrupt, no man who condones corruption in others, can possibly do his duty by the community.” – Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919)

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What Fools Lament…

What Fools Lament…by Michael DoyleWhat fools lament, wise men cherishForever vigilant that our ideals won’t perishLiving life in recycled cinema outtakes playedWe stand up boldly and unafraidHolding tight against things that shouldn’t beThe quietly spoken pillars of our communityShed chances … Continue reading

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On Being Indigenous In the 21st Century

On Being Indigenous In the 21st Centuryby Michael DoyleIn this world of the modern ageWhen most wish to appear a wise sageIt is pithy to posture and sayIn that pseudo-intellectual wayThat the indigenous follow Mother Nature’s wayThough if you were … Continue reading

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Giving Love

Love in our fallen world is the calling from our heavenly Father. Giving Love by Michael Doyle Giving love in a world of brokenness Willing and ready in our un-spokenness We would be His hands and feet Giving love patiently … Continue reading

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Walking In Our Blissfulness

Based in part on Psalm 111: Walking In Our Blissfulness by Michael Doyle Prayed by the number laid out My knowledge of God removes all doubt Staying in touch with God’s family Renewed and restored by our community Our heroes … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)    

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Truth of This Human’s Race

The truth is what will set us all free.  Man is mortal – limited in time.  But, not in God’s grace. Truth of This Human’s Race by Michael Doyle Thank you Father for loving me Making your grace part of … Continue reading

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