Tag Archives: Compassion

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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Narcissism

There are self imposed cages Filled with private passions And with your little rages Oh, I could detail this for pages On your lack of compassion Your narcissism in all its stages But what in the end would it benefit … Continue reading

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Dancer’s Guillotine

Dancer’s Guillotine by Michael Romani It’s a denunciation of distinction A singularity calling out its fascination The deepest feeling, reeling in my heart The point from which surrealism departs This world is a chaotic scene of violence Shown to you … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24: Elegy For A Matriarch

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24 challenge is to write an elegy of some sort.  Presently, one person comes to mind that despite her good influence on the world probably won’t get have the recognition that she richly deserves. This elegy is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A True Leader Becomes One Through Actions and Integrity

“A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality … Continue reading

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No Substitutions Acceptable

No Substitutions Acceptable by Michael Romani Substituted something instead of Christ Faithless cults to say that to be precise Never quiet knowing or ever really getting That Christ is our indwelling never regretting His is the truth and His is … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Robert Burns – To A Mouse

Tonight is the celebration of the birth of Robert Burns known as Burns Night.  Robert Burns, of course, having been born on January 25, 1759.  We have covered the life and legacy of Robert Burns previously.  It’s well worth the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Peace Is Found In Having Compassion For All Things

“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”  -Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, Nobel laureate (14 Jan 1875-1965)              

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Carve

Carved there out of the mists of time Are the heroes and legends sublime Out here in the neon nights Lit up under the signs and lights Are those of us who seek for truth I, for one, have done … Continue reading

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The Mighty Casey

Kind of exciting news!  Poem 35 out of 36 for The Twilight Zone, Year 1 is done.  I realize that does not mean much in a world filled with a whole lot of creative people.  But, it seems to mean something … Continue reading

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