Tag Archives: Duty

First Principles: American Military Personnel Stand Ready To Storm the Gates of Hell If Necessary

“Issue the orders, sir, and I will storm hell!” – Anthony Wayne      

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge God, Obey His Will, Be Grateful and Humbly Ask His Protection and Favor

“(I)t is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor …” – George Washington, in establishing a day … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor, Justice and Humanity Makes It Our Duty To Pass Liberty On To Our Children’s Children

“Honor, justice, and humanity, call upon us to hold, and to transmit to our posterity, that liberty which we received from our ancestors. It is not our duty to leave wealth to our children, but it is our duty to … Continue reading

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Generally, Societies Flourish and Decline To the Degree These Exercise the Duties of Justice and Humanity

“As a general truth, communities prosper and flourish, or droop and decline, in just the degree that they practise or neglect to practise the primary duties of justice and humanity.” – William Henry Seward, Secretary of State, Governor, and Senator … Continue reading

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First Principles: Matters of Faith Must Be Left To the Conviction and Conscience of Every Person

“Because we hold it for a fundamental and undeniable truth, “that religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence.” … Continue reading

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Meant To Savor

Does anyone else here really love sushi?  Silly question? Meant To Savor by Michael Romani Two parts One part art And presentation The other That of flavor Memories of the heart The secret part Both memory and fascination Each reminding … Continue reading

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Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I)

Life on the frontier offered its surprises.  None were so surprising but that sometimes even in the most rugged of circumstances, there was love to be found. Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I) by Michael Romani He spent his life Trying to … Continue reading

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Your Best You

If it’s going to be in your life, it’s up to you.  That’s maybe trite, but, could not be truer. Your Best You by Michael Romani To be the best you Control your impulses Learn to do as must do … Continue reading

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Frozen Infinity

The challenge brought last night was to write a poem about snow, ice, winter, spring and all the things these things bring.    Who knew that albatrosses also mate for life?  I didn’t know…. and…Here’s my attempt: Frozen Infinity by … Continue reading

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