Tag Archives: Deserve

A Good Feeling About…

A Good Feeling About…by Michael DoyleIt looks like we’re in for nasty weatherGod knows that you and I deserve betterPlotted courses are always subject to changeIt’s the simple way of life and nothing strangerSpin offs and rip offs serve to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In Truth It Is Life That Gives Unto Life – While You, Who Deem Yourself A Giver, Are But A Witness

“You often say; I would give, but only to the deserving, The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your pasture.Surely he who is worthy to receive his days and nights is worthy of all else … Continue reading

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Unique Just Means Alone

They say no man is an island.  Perhaps for some of us, it would be better if we were. Unique Just Means Alone by Michael Doyle I guess it doesn’t matter if it’s deserved That special designation that’s been reserved … Continue reading

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First Principles: They That Can Give Up Essential Liberty To Purchase A Little Temporary Safety, Deserve Neither Liberty Nor Safety

“They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin (1759)      

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Integrative Imperative

If you’re roughly my age or older and maybe younger, the idea of taking an integrative approach to health and healing as a wholistic matter is probably approached with some caution.   Honestly, though  our health is in our hands … Continue reading

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Meditative Movement

In these last months, as if we haven’t been too sedentary in the first place, we have been almost nothing but stuck in and out of sorts with finding ways to keep moving.  This is counter to what is best … Continue reading

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Reconciled In My Forgiveness

Based in part on 2 Cor 5:17-21 : Reconciled In My Forgiveness by Michael Doyle Stepping off the heavenly throne For the sake of humanity’s own We are bought and covered in our sin Thankful that we are saved again … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept (Ephphatha)

God took the form of man and lived experiencing all that we do.  In so doing, He experienced all of our feelings.  Based in part on John 11:38: Jesus Wept (Ephphatha) by Michael Doyle One of the best secrets never … Continue reading

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More Forgiveness Than I Deserve

The part of the sermon that I caught today had to do with forgiveness.  Really I suppose it’s a matter of perception, correct? And it’s not about deserving.  We all deserve ‘justice’.  What we get is God’s mercy and love … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the Right Hands, Everything That You Give, You Get

“In a true partnership, the kind worth striving for, the kind worth insisting on, and even, frankly, worth divorcing over, both people try to give as much or even a little more than they get. ‘Deserves’ is not the point. … Continue reading

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