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Thought For the Day: Success Is No Accident. It is Hard Work, Perseverance, Learning, Studying, Sacrifice and Most of All, Love of What You Are Doing Or Learning To Do

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

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First Principles: My Rule…Is…Go Straight Forward In Doing What Appears To Me Right AT the Time, Leaving the Consequences With Providence

“My rule in which I have always found satisfaction, is never to turn aside in public affairs through views of private interest, but to go straight forward in doing what appears to me right at the time, leaving the consequences … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Start By Doing What’s Necessary; Then Do What’s Possible; and Suddenly You Are Doing the Impossible

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi      

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Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse

I heard an interesting global reading of Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  From this contrasted with the pandemic lockdown came: Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse by Michael Doyle As is the way of many a hero’s journey Enduring the … Continue reading

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A Godly Mother

Based in part on 2 Timothy 1:1-7 and, of course, thoughts on Mother’s Day: A Godly Mother by Michael Doyle Without any sense of shy timidity God speaks through Second Timothy That which we’d do well to recognize Every mother … Continue reading

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A Faithful Companion

Based in part on 2 Sam. 7:29: A Faithful Companion by Michael Doyle In a world filled with grief and acrimony God wants to bless our lives through testimony Loving us unconditionally and wanting our best He walks beside us … Continue reading

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Holding Hands With the Sun

Falling in love with art is an intimate construction within ourselves expressed both outwardly and inwardly. Holding Hands With the Sun by Michael Doyle An experience of the narrative Doodles swirled in declarative Filling out the feels An imaginative look … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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First Principles: Never Be Idle

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.”  – Thomas Jefferson, letter to Martha … Continue reading

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