Tag Archives: Criticism

Living In Joy

Based in part on Philippians 4:1-8 Living In Joy by Michael Romani Everything that is said and everything that is done Is for the edification and glorification of the Son All the love that He has given to you and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Criticism

There are places in this world where pessimism Is more than the flip side of joyful optimism And where harsh words of vehement criticism Erases every positive element of humanism When we look down these dark alleys of pallor We … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: On the Tragedies of Shakespeare Considered – Charles Lamb

The English Essayist and poet Charles Lamb was born on February 10, 1775.  He lived until December 27, 1834.  In the days of his life, he became best known for his Essays of Elia, Tales of Shakespeare and this essay On the Tragedies … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Not An Easy Task To Be President

“The second office of this government is honorable and easy, the first is but a splendid misery.” —Thomas Jefferson (1797) It is easier to be a critic and a naysayer than it is to govern.  It’s harder still when you … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Paramount To Distinguish Political and Social Opposition

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Cotter’s Saturday Night – Robert Burns

On August 5, 1788, Robert Burns married Jean Armour.  It seems only fitting that we might take a look in on a verbal picture he paints of Scottish home life on this anniversary.  Funny how times change and yet so … Continue reading

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