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In the Favor of the Gods

In the Favor of the Godsby Michael DoyleThe gods favor thoseWho do not waitFor the favor of the godsAnd for those who have choseTo create their own fateRegardless of the oddsI laid thinking so loudlyThat I could not sleepWaiting for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Try Liberty; For Liberty Is An Acknowledgment of Faith in God and His Works

“And now that the legislators and do-gooders have so futilely inflicted so many systems upon society, may they finally end where they should have begun: May they reject all systems, and try liberty; for liberty is an acknowledgment of faith … Continue reading

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Pretender or Contender

Pretender or Contenderby Michael DoyleDrawing on song lyrics in my dayMakes life special in its own wayThe singer is my daughter, and she’s on fireAs legends are made to grow and conspireA life led in three-part inspirationWe all know the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Many People Take No Care of Their Money Till They Come Nearly To the End of It, and Others Do Just the Same With Their Time

“Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet, dramatist, novelist, and philosopher (28 Aug 1749-1832)

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First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government. It Is the End of Civil Society

“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” – James Madison

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Thought For the Day: Every Man Is An End In Himself, Not A Means To the Ends of Others, Not A Sacrificial Animal Serving Anyone’s Need

“The moral justification of capitalism is man’s right to exist for his own sake, neither sacrificing himself to others nor sacrificing others to himself; it is the recognition that man — every man — is an end in himself, not … Continue reading

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Holistic Commitment

Holistic Commitmentby Michael DoyleThere is no real culture of lifeWithout the culture of married familyHere in this world filled with strifeThis is not just an empty homilyBut a call for holistic commitmentTo which there should be no resentmentBut a desire … Continue reading

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The Slow Crawl

The Slow Crawlby Michael DoylePushing past the slow crawl of another dayEdged to darkness and I begin to prayTo a god that I feel unsure ofBut who has a sense of humor disguised as loveDeath is a way out of … Continue reading

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Slightly Out of Tune

Softly Out of Tuneby Michael DoyleThe piano plays slightly out of tuneThe preacher is drunk, crazy as a loonA voice whispers hello old friendThe bemused look hints at the endLife is one continuing negotiationIt seems a program of collaborationIt is … Continue reading

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Take the Dice and Roll

Take the Dice and Rollby Michael DoyleEvery choice that we makeCould be the wrong oneMake it anyhow!The best shot we takeCould miss the targetTake it anyhow!Wrong or rightIf you couldn’t live with youIf you didn’t do as you mightDo what … Continue reading

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