Tag Archives: Courage

What’s In A Poem But Words

What’s In A Poem But Wordsby Michael DoyleWhat’s in a poem but words you sayThey can be written in many a wayAll it takes is the heart behind the thoughtsAnd to feel the flow of the shoulds and oughtsWhen you … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #4: Closed For Renovation

Closed For Renovationby Michael DoyleWith a startled turnLife became the strangeWith a subtle twist of fateSuddenly, plans became small changeLearning how to simply liveOur best moments in isolationAll across our land we wished to giveAs if it was all closed … Continue reading

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The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seuss

The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seussby Michael DoyleThis is not what it means to be wokeSomething inside must be truly brokeThese sinister snowflakes in reactivitySeek to search and destroy all creativityFor generations we have lived and learnedFrom lessons … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In Every Crisis, Doubt or Confusion, Take the Higher Path – the Path of Compassion, Courage, Understanding and Love

“In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path – the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love.” – Amit Ray, in Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

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Thought For the Day: There Are No Easy Answers…We Must Have the Courage To Do What We Know Is Morally Right

“There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. … You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the … Continue reading

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Beauty’s Brutality

Beauty’s Brutalityby Michael DoyleIn the deeps of Finland’s heartThe land lies in its darknessBathed in the Northern LightFrom where whispers of hope startAgainst the chilling harshnessBelow winter’s frosted nightSummer has been quick and fleetingTo thrive here takes endurance and courageWorn … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Mostly Froth and Bubble, Two Things Stand Like Stone, Kindness In Another’s Trouble, Courage In Your Own

“Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another’s trouble, / Courage in your own.” -Adam Lindsay Gordon, poet (19 Oct 1833-1870)

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First Principles: It Should Be Your Care, Therefore, and Mine, To Elevate the Minds of Our Children and Exalt Their Courage

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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Not Even Death

Not Even Deathby Michael DoyleIf only the hand of loveCould ensnare the moonAnd if belief in the stars aboveBrought faith to the near and soonThere would be nothing to being handledNo complications to become rattledJust the courage needed to be … 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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