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Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)

Elephants Mourn Their Dead (Happy the Elephant)by Michael DoyleNo freedom, no libertyNo right to fundamental dignityHappy the Elephant pays the costAnd the decision it seems is lostThere will be no sanctuaryPersonhood has been denied capacityRegardless of intelligence, elephants are thingsSubstantially … Continue reading

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A Desecration

A Desecrationby Michael DoylePolitics take a backseat to the ConstitutionYet some do not like this resolutionBut that doesn’t make it a wrongIt’s the restoration of where law belongsThere is a value that matters to all of lifeWhere we save the … Continue reading

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In the Tragedy of Wisdom

In the Tragedy of Wisdomby Michael DoyleAs we sit writing for an audienceAimed as it is to somehow pleaseThe words of Shakespeare and SophoclesShine in all of their brillianceOne wrote for the strong, just kingThe other in the promise of … Continue reading

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Seeing Through God’s Eyes

Seeing Through God’s Eyesby Michael DoyleIn first conversionWithout reversionWe discover God’s love for theeThe you and the meIn second conversionAgainst without reversionWe learn to live God’s visionWith a love for the world s our decisionDespite the world lived so loudWe … Continue reading

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Radically Reversed

Radically Reversedby Michael DoyleReversing the brokenness of circumstanceTo give sacred life to its every chanceKnowing that those who have less are not lessHowever much life’s moments might be a messThe most hurting present are our familyBlessed be this truth in … Continue reading

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Lessons In Life’s Suffering

Lessons In Life’s Sufferingby Michael DoyleSpring isn’t the sameWhen love has been lostSorrow calls out the nameBut refuses to pay the costThe thing held sacred as follyTouch the inner workings of the soulA moment away from devotionHas the depth of … Continue reading

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Perspective Revisited

Perspective Revisited by Michael Doyle Float to the top Or sink to the bottom The rest is just churn This is a lesson in life One that is usually earned It’s our decision in how we learn Everyone dreams, big … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Ultimate Decision About What Is Accepted As Right and Wrong Will Be Made Not by Individual Human Wisdom But By the Disappearance of the Groups That Have Adhered To the Wrong Beliefs

“The ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the ‘wrong’ beliefs.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)

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First Principles: Men of Energy of Character Must Have Enemies

“Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as … Continue reading

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