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Thought For the Day: A Merely Fallen Enemy May Rise Again, But the Reconciled One Is Truly Vanquished

“A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.” -Friedrich Schiller, poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright (10 Nov 1759-1805)

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The Rise and Fall of Boethius

The Rise and Fall of Boethiusby Michael DoyleGraven images are made and meant to saveWhen Christianity met Plato’s caveOffering more than shadows on the wallA philosophical bend had come to callChrist was both the Father and the SonJoined with Wisdom … Continue reading

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A Wolf Keeps Watch

A Wolf Keeps Watchby Michael DoyleLike a wolf into a flock of sheepTheir troubled souls, he would keepFor he was a reformed wolf standing guard against the enemyAnd there were questions of one’s dignityPoints of contention still must be proved … Continue reading

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To My Not So Anonymous Enemy

Don’t worry.  I have a pretty good idea who you are.   shrugs… Your game is all but washed out…Incidentally, if you think being an ocean apart somehow protects against slander and libel in an electronic communication, well, I guess I’m … Continue reading

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The Fall of Constantinople

Though largely symbolic, the fall of Constantinople brought ruin to a significant part of Europe by the hand of the Ottoman Empire on May 29, 1453, after  siege of less than two months. The Fall of Constantinople by Michael Doyle … Continue reading

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A Ninja’s Ways

Rumor has it that a burger place is behind December 5th being named International Ninja Day!  I think the odds are this is true.  But it doesn’t change a thing about how I’m choosing to see it. 🙂 A Ninja’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. … Continue reading

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Thankfulness For the Armor of God

A poem in gratitude for our creator #18: Thankfulness For the Amor of God by Michael Romani When I look into the mirror It no longer takes a seer To see that I am not the enemy But am still … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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