Tag Archives: Devil

On the Edge of Nowhere

For all my life, November has been marked as a time for contemplation and gratitude on all the blessings that come our way and somehow seldom receive the focus they should.   This includes for those fighting the good fight. … Continue reading

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A Witch’s Power

Which witch is which? Or, it merely a switch of power in the name of femininity empowered? Just in time for Halloween, Netflix releases a series in which Sabrina becomes a more powerful character than in the Archie comics… A … Continue reading

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Darkness Over Light

Dark over light… light over dark.. which side wins? Darkness Over Light by Michael Romani Darkness seeks to conquer light In a daily seduction that brings night It matters little if you believe in God Though the Devil laughs at … Continue reading

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Lamb of God

Based in part on John 1:29: “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” Lamb of God by Michael Romani There is one thing in … Continue reading

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Run, Run

Run, Run by Michael Romani Run, run But you can’t get away Undone Thrown into the fray Caught in a blaze Lost in a daze Of the good and then the bad Saner than I’m mad Encircled in fury Always … Continue reading

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Tarot Woman

Tarot Woman by Michael Romani The caster of cards Learns to read Echoes of time Are heard when listening hard From the soul, she bleeds As a victim of her own crimes Something so lethal Permeates her beauty The paths … Continue reading

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Dare The Devil

Dare the Devil by Michael Romani Perched on top of the city Feeling the ebb and flow pass by Absorbing all of the violence In a rushing cascade of sound Lost up in the nitty gritty It’s an old flow … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Faust – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Today is the celebration of the birth of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on August 28, 1749.  There may be no better day fit for an examination of his classic work, Faust. Faust is an excellent tragic play in two parts.  It … Continue reading

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Faced With Temptation

Tonight’s sermon was based on Matthew 4:1-3.  This poem is based on the sermon at the beach: Faced With Temptation by Michael Romani Jesus was led by the Spirit To face the Devil’s temptation Still He would not hear it Given … Continue reading

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First Page News

Inspired by the sermon today based on the Book of Matthew: Page One News by Michael Romani Meeting here on every Sunday Hoping in some simple way To celebrate His Resurrection Making through prayer that connection Back To our very … Continue reading

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