Tag Archives: Duty

Happy Veterans Day 2019!

Aloha Promises Forever is taking this moment to memorialize and honor all veterans around the world and their families, but particularly those in the United States and Canada for their valor, sacrifices and duty in the service of freedom and … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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Bearing Our Witness

Based in part on Acts 7:55-56: Bearing Our Witness by Michael Romani Here we are to give our witness Showing in our walk out bit of fitness All in all given in strength and humility Testifying in life as part … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Fundamental Trouble With the People of the United States Is That We Have Gotten Too Far Away From God

“I have been thinking a lot about these things as I have come to the realization of the tremendous responsibilities which rest upon me. It is my conviction that the fundamental trouble with the people of the United States is … Continue reading

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Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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Propagation

Continuing in the series  on survival: Propagation by Michael Romani I pity the poor Mayfly Who have only one day To find their way to a mate Before the day is gone and it’s to late Love it seems can … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815)    

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Ode To A Mad Dog

Read between the lines and realize that some things just need to be said regardless… Ode To A Mad Dog by Michael Romani In the depths of a duty of silence Is the observed, held with vigilance That there are … Continue reading

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First Principles: When the Government Violates the People’s Rights, Insurrection Is the Most Sacred of Rights and Most Indispensable of Duties

“When the government violates the people’s rights, insurrection is, for the people and for each portion of the people, the most sacred of the rights and the most indispensible of duties.” – Marquis de Lafayette      

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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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