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The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Taking the Bible As Their Only Law Would Be Obliged In Conscience To Temperance, Frugality, Industry, Justice, Kindness and Charity Toward Mankind and To Piety

“Suppose a nation in some distant Region should take the Bible for their only law Book, and every member should regulate his conduct by the precepts there exhibited! Every member would be obliged in conscience, to temperance, frugality, and industry; … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All To Worship God In the Manner Most Agreeable To That Person’s Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Keep The Celestial Fire of Conscience Alive In Your Heart

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.” – George Washington (1748)      

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Daily Prompt – Blind

There are none so fully blind As those who think they truly see Beyond the illusions of our minds Into the unfiltered and pure reality Losing those things that make up conscience As we stand here blinded by science Somehow … Continue reading

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First Principles: Pursue Your Principles To Your Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Evil Is Powerless If the Good Are Unafraid

“Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.” – Ronald Reagan      

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Fanfare and Flourish

Life can be filled with absurdities, some deeper than others. Fanfare and Flourish by Michael Romani In the fanfare and flourish Of too many mournful violins It seems life begins to nourish An image of a world of violence Divided … Continue reading

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First Principles: Stay Strong Even In Distress

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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A Witness of Fireflies, Parts I & II

A Witness of Fireflies by Michael Romani I Formless and void in the darkness The spirit of God removed the harshness God said let there be light – and there was light Seeing the good; He separated day from night … Continue reading

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