Tag Archives: Expectation

First Principles: Beware of Too Many High Sounding Words Absent Accompanying Actions

“We have too many high sounding words and too few actions that correspond with them.” – Abigail Adams    

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A Prairie Sky’s Truth

Sometimes seeing things differently is mental illness; sometimes it’s seeing things differently.  A show I was watching at the suggestion of a person who is increasingly important to me portrayed that in an interesting bit that I have attempted to … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

Life – it’s a flash, a bit of dash, and then maybe it’s over before we even know it’s begun… Window Shopping by Michael Romani It’s strange all those little things That make up our memory All the flashes and … Continue reading

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The Truth of Loving Consequences

Men are from Mars.  Women are from Venus.  So goes the title and theory of an now old book that attempted to explain our differences in communication.  But, wake up guys.  This is the 21st Century and the women have … Continue reading

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Stillness of Heart

To self actualize life, I think… requires to first dare to dream.. then to dare more and make strides at making the dream or dreams come true? Stillness of Heart by Michael Romani She headed out West, heeding a platitude … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Honorable By Being Necessary For the Public Good

“I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for the public good, become honorable by being necessary.” – Nathan Hale (1776)    

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Warning Signs Unheeded

Based in part on 2 Timothy 3:12 Warning Signs Unheeded by Michael Romani In my desire to live a Godly life I have opened myself up to strife From those who would prosecute And slander me to my ill repute … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Graver Error Than To Rest Our Nation On Favors From Other Nations

“There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favors from Nation to Nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” – George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796     … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Admitting You Were Wrong Shows You Are Wiser Today Than Yesterday

“Never be ashamed to admit you are in the wrong – it’s just another way to say you are wiser today than yesterday.” – Jonathan Swift    

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First Principles: Make Our Wish To Be Useful In Serving Our Nation

“I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for the public good, become honorable by being necessary.” – Nathan Hale (1776)        

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