Tag Archives: Deliverance

Scaling the New Heights of the Dawn Wall

(Scaling the New Heights of the) Dawn Wallby Michael DoyleIn the dawn of winterWe scaled the face of the wallLearning to never pause in winterWe rose above Yosemite’s fallCapturing the dreams of our own storyFinding the way through until the … Continue reading

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In Our Pain

In Our Painby Michael DoyleIn that momentI saw beyond myselfThrough my tearsTo someone elseI had walkedBeyond the shadow of deathAs the spirits talkedWhispering under breathAlways so selfishAnd filled with needsFor things never mineTo find myself freedInto life’s stormTurned with a … Continue reading

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Seder For This Human’s Grace

Seder For This Human’s Graceby Michael DoyleIn fulfillment of the command that God GaveWe honor the Lamb who came with intent to saveIn humble response to our redemption from sinOn this 15th day of Spring’s coming once againOn this altar … Continue reading

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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Bones of A Dead Man

We can learn a lot from the past.  The trick is to learn the best not the worse and realize things, thoughts, deeds are contextual and not always the same as it might be today or the future. Bones of … Continue reading

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First Principles: God Has Planted the Love of Freedom In Every Human That Is Impatient of Oppression and Seeks Deliverance

“In every human Beast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance.“ –  Phillis Wheatley    

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Dunkirk Evacuation

Dunkirk Evacuation by Michael Romani Trapped at the water’s edge Pushed to the continental ledge Praying for deliverance Barely hanging on through perseverance Desperate for a needed miracle Brave men pushed to edge of being hysterical That what I saw … Continue reading

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Delivered From Darkness

Today, I was requested by two long time friends that I consider family to contribute to a sermon that was given this morning.  It was very flattering.  I certainly hope that my dashed off  poem added rather than took away … Continue reading

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Offense In the Name of the Lord

Offense In the Name of the Lord by Michael Romani Preacher man keeps on saying That he’s here for truth not playing Truth is what it is what it is To tell anything less would be amiss He’s been that … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Believe

From the moment that I began to think and conceive That there was more to life and began to believe That just maybe there was a little more to live for I found a curious habit of opening up every … Continue reading

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