Tag Archives: Destiny

In the Favor of the Gods

In the Favor of the Godsby Michael DoyleThe gods favor thoseWho do not waitFor the favor of the godsAnd for those who have choseTo create their own fateRegardless of the oddsI laid thinking so loudlyThat I could not sleepWaiting for … Continue reading

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Scrambling On God’s Path

Scrambling On God’s Pathby Michael DoyleIt was a Sunday morning scrambleWhen with his words at a rambleThe minister began to tell his taleHoping somehow the truth will prevailHoping to bring his congregationCloser to the heart of God in aggregationGod’s grace … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Preservation of the Sacred Fire of Liberty, and the Destiny of the Republican Model of Government, Are Justly Considered Deeply

“The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the republican model of government, are justly considered deeply, perhaps as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.” – George Washington

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New Possibility

New Possibilityby Michael DoyleA new life learnedIn the lessons discernedTaking on all the new daysAs we learn to walk in new waysOur hearts filled with desireour minds set ablaze with firePutting our hopes in a basketInstead of simply lying in … Continue reading

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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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Dropping the Wrong Attitude

Dropping the Wrong Attitudeby Michael DoyleTaking a deep breath with communityA moment to bring this to realityEvery day lived in our true measureLiving dignified even under pressureCrossing the valley of well-renown despairApproaching Gethsemane, the place of whereBeauty and brokenness are … Continue reading

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From Hosanna to Crucifixion

From Hosanna to Crucifixion (Palm Sunday 2022)by Michael DoyleIPassages in sermons find seed in our lifeSpeaking to us to create peace and take our strifeStilled hearts help us reach the truth to seePraying that we might commit to this way … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Don’t Know What Your Destiny Will Be, But One Thing I Do Know; The Only Ones Among You Who Will Be Really Happy Are Those Who Have Sought and Found How To Serve

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, … Continue reading

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Life Worth Living

Life Worth Livingby Michael DoyleI’ve never been one given to chanceDetermined to rise above my circumstancesAs a child of God driven by destinyTaking this challenge as my legacyHeaven holds all of my best treasureGod first, then family, is my measureA … Continue reading

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I, Noelle

I, Noelleby Michael DoyleGrowing up there was nothing as pleasantAs waiting on Christmas Eve for presentsHe was like a lamb to metaphorical slaughterAs I snuck up on my Santa Claus fatherAs his daughter, there was much prideExcept for the part … Continue reading

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