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Wall of Ego

Wall of Egoby Michael DoyleSelf righteous PhariseesAre often truth’s worst enemiesIn looking down on others, you miss the skiesSelf-deceived by our prideful, lying eyesMissing the mark of God, in favor of meBelieving myself the pilot of my lifeI mistake my … Continue reading

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First Principles: Do You Want To Know Who You Are? Don’t Ask. Act! Action Will Delineate and Define You

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson

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First Principles: They Define A Republic To Be A Government of Laws and Not of Men

“They define a Republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” – John Adams

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Thought For the Day: The Power To Define the Situation Is the Ultimate Power

“The power to define the situation is the ultimate power.” – Jerry Rubin, activist and author (14 Jul 1938-1994) We, who would keep America per the founding principles of our republic, must learn this truism.   We keep allowing the Far … Continue reading

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Notions of Landscaping

Continuing in the series on one of my favorite hobbies, photography: Notions of Landscaping by Michael Doyle Still life perfected in the land Just you, the light and what you understand Arriving early, just to stay late Apply your imagination … Continue reading

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Sounds For Troubled Times

One thing I’ve had some time to do lately is to explore what tuneage tends to lift my spirits in these sunken times. Sounds For Troubled Times by Michael Doyle Susceptible to a classic boogie fever As though there be … Continue reading

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First Principles: They Define A Republic To Be A Government of Laws and Not of Men

“They define a republic to be a government of laws, and not of men.” – John Adams, in Novanglus No. 7 (March 6, 1775) Consider this a hugely needed public service announcement.  We should never allow America to become a … Continue reading

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An Examination of Novels

When it comes to fiction, there is no greater work of prose than the novel. An Examination of Novels by Michael Doyle A fiction in prose of a certain extent Presented in many ways of palatable content How further might … Continue reading

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Fruit of Devine

There are many theories on what the forbidden fruit might have been.  On the 24th day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020, the optional prompt is to write about a particular fruit of our choice. Fruit of Devine by Michael Doyle Of every … Continue reading

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The Metrics of Notoriety

Social media. .. is it a blessing or a bane? The Metrics of Notoriety by Michael Doyle Looking over your shoulder For a glimpse inside your mind Feeling so much bolder Often surprised by what I find Interaction at design … Continue reading

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