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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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