Tag Archives: Compassion

An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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Clockwork Integration

Lately, I have been thinking a little on the healing processes.  Combined with modern age philosophy, it’s giving me pause and cause to think. Clockwork Integration by Michael Romani A little boy unfairly afflicted Who could have really predicted That … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Wishing The Maybe

Do you ever have moments where you stop and pause and think on things like maybe things might have been different or maybe this or that?  I do.  Those are the moments to be quiet and listen in.  Trying to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Life Has Value As Long As One Values the Life of Others

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” – Simone de Beauvoir, author and philosopher (9 Jan 1908-1986)    

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Stepping Stones of Suffering

Sometimes we have moments of “ouch”… Stepping Stones of Suffering by Michael Romani There at the end of the day I come to my knees to pray It seems my thoughts often stray Some fleeting; others won’t go away Stepping … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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What Did Mary Know?

Based on Luke 2:52: What Did Mary Know? by Michael Romani Sweet Mother Mary was there from the start With love of a mother that would never depart Providing in part the example for His humanity A study in relationship of … Continue reading

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