Tag Archives: Encouragement

Do Not Be Troubled

Do Not Be Troubledby Michael DoyleDo not be troubled by the struggleOr the times we falter and we bungleDifficulties have come and they will goSuch is the path of life’s ebb and floUnsettled fates make for troubled heartsThe sense of … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Empathy

A Little Bit of Empathyby Michael DoyleThe relationship is about youAnd then again, it’s about meIt’s about our step into divinityDo we love our God flawlessly?It’s about the work yet to be doneIt’s about God’s love poured out to everyoneLet’s … Continue reading

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In His Faithfulness

Based in part on Romans 6:   In His Faithfulness by Michael Doyle For all our fears and all of our doubt The Lord will guard us faithfully Established as guard that we might work out That the Lord has … 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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What Did Mary Know?

Based on Luke 2:52: What Did Mary Know? by Michael Romani Sweet Mother Mary was there from the start With love of a mother that would never depart Providing in part the example for His humanity A study in relationship of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Teachers Act Like Bridges

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” – Nikos Kazantzakis, poet and novelist (18 Feb 1883-1957)   … Continue reading

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By Words Condemned

By Words Condemned by Michael Romani All these playground rhymes Chasing around in uneasy times Too many words are lies And there are no alibis I wish that I was wise But, instead I despise The life I examine now … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Parents Should Not Make Life Too Easy On Children

“Too many parents make life hard for their children by trying, too zealously, to make it easy for them.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet, dramatist, novelist, and philosopher (28 Aug 1749-1832) Encouragement is one thing. We should help our … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Dignify

Dancing Though Life With Dignity Are honorable friends I keep near to me Challenges faced with class and grace In a chateau of compassion as their quiet embrace Blessings of encouragement easily given In their example of eloquent living – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Right to Property Is A Positive In the World

“Property is the fruit of labor-property is desirable – it is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Let not who … Continue reading

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