Tag Archives: Despair

Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … Continue reading

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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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Polemics and Passion

Lessons are learned about injustice and how love can reach past those injustices.  Where there is love, it will always find its way. Polemics and Passion by Michael Romani Polemics and passion Caught in moonlight Tropes that fashion But never … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy Of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Press Forward Without Despair In Our Most Dire Times

“We should never despair, our situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new exertions and proportion our efforts to the exigency … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50

A blend of bits of reality mixed with a column that I read: A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50 by Michael Romani At risk and at torment of feeling superficial She looks in the mirror, feeling somehow less special Weight … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Love

Faith, Hope and Love by Michael Romani Three French hens live their simplicity In strict adherence to divine authority Present in assent to supernatural revelation Three steps past the original destination This faith is one of God’s own revealing The … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Truth and Love Have Always Won

“When I despair, I remember that all through history, the way of truth and love has always won. There have been murderers and tyrants, and for a time they can seem invincible. But in the end they always fall. Think … Continue reading

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I Still Stand

I Still Stand by Michael Romani We are no longer family I know this brutally And with finality You are my bitter enemy There is no closure To us being over You keep sticking the knife in Until I bleed … Continue reading

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