Tag Archives: Courage

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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First Principles: Our Contest Is Not Only Whether We…Shall Be Free, But Whether There Shall Be Left To Mankind An Asylum On Earth For Civil and Religious Liberty

“Courage, then, my countrymen, our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.” – Samuel Adams, in Speech at the State … Continue reading

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Born In the Dawn

Tales of magic and the quests that invariably accompany these always tug at my soul. Born In the Dawn by Michael Doyle In the mists of time, there is a story Of the sword of power and it’s full glory … Continue reading

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A Dagger’s Breath

The last in the classic retelling of a classic werewolf tale: A Dagger’s Breath by Michael Doyle Everywhere the deceived heart searches for clues Bits of treachery displayed in all of its hues You can hide it all within a … Continue reading

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Prayer For Courage

Poem Number Six in a series on a retelling of a classic werewolf tale: Prayer For Courage by Michael Doyle Look deep – is it a surprise? Do you see the beast in my eyes God knows that I wish … Continue reading

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Sacred Questions

How do we have the courage to ask the questions that must be asked?  We just do.. maybe? Sacred Questions by Michael Doyle Searching for the courage needed Listening to the inner voices, I’ve pleaded To the one that asks … Continue reading

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