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Thought For the Day: Nothing Cures the Itch of Literature But the Scratching of A Pen

“When once the itch of literature comes over a man, nothing can cure it but the scratching of a pen.” -Samuel Lover, songwriter, composer, novelist, and artist (24 Feb 1797-1868)    

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First Principles: Evils Which Are Not Cured In One Way Tend To Find Another Way To Be Cured

“Evils which are not cured in one way will cure themselves in some other.” – Thomas Jefferson (1791)      

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Thought For the Day: Laughter and Sleep Are the Best Cures For Everything

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” – Irish Proverb  

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Just A Little Broken

Based in part on… life…. and Psalm 34:18: Just A Little Broken by Michael Romani Down at the church, I heard it spoken That all of us are just a little broken You know, I couldn’t deny it I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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First Principles: Heresies In Politics and Religious Are Equally Incurable Through Persecution

“In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” – Alexander Hamilton (1787)    

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Humble Obedience

Based on Wednesday night’s sermon: Humble Obedience by Michael Romani When the going gets tough as it often does We respond getting caught up in the buzz When we are faced with the opposition We tend to fall back into … Continue reading

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Consolation of Philosophy

There’s a rumor that one can find comfort in thinking about thinking.  I think that misses the point.. maybe? Consolation of Philosophy by Michael Romani To think on actively thinking Isn’t meant to make one more calm But to bring … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Graver Error Than To Rest Our Nation On Favors From Other Nations

“There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favors from Nation to Nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” – George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796     … Continue reading

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Long Knife

I watched part of a Western tonight after not having watched one for years.  So far two poems from it and over an hour more to go.  Isn’t it interesting how there is a poem in just about everything.  It’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: Heresies In Politics and Religion Are Rarely Cured By Persecution

“In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” – Alexander Hamilton in Federalist No. 1 (1787)           … Continue reading

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