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First Principles: Be At War With Your Vices, At Peace With Your Neighbors, and Let Every New Year Find You A Better Person

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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Christeaster Christians

Christeaster Christiansby Michael DoyleChristeaster ChristiansWithout real meaningTwice a yearFind their way homeChrister ChristiansIn their presence beingBubbled in their tearsFeel lost and aloneMiracles prayed forWithout believingFind their own wayHitting hard without courageThere must be moreDespite the deceivingCan it be felt todayLived … Continue reading

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Pierce the Charade

Pierce the Charadeby Michael DoyleOne thing I’ve discovered recentlyIs that I am capable of acting decentlyBut if the world could see my inspirationMaybe there’d be cause to doubt my motivationStill it is that I struggle for my bestAnd my failings, … Continue reading

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Truths Seen

Truths Seenby Michael DoyleSilent criesStrident alibisTruths seenFor human beingsCan be mortifyingAs we live death defyingTaking risks at every turnWe live as we learnCareful from feeling the burnYet, it is that we still yearnThe world keeps on turningNever certain what we’re … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Love

Through the Eyes of Loveby Michael DoyleThrough the eyes of love I see youDreaming of things we’ve grownTo become and what it is we doWhat the future holds is shownIn the way that you touch my handAnd how you kiss … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What Wisdom Can You Find That Is Greater Than Kindness?

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?-Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher and author (28 Jun 1712-1778)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #19: St Patrick’s Day Kiss

Na/GloPoWriMo #19: St Patrick’s Day Kissby Michael DoyleLike a lucky man wondering ifYou’d always beMy lucky charmLiving in a moment’s blissIt was easy to seeAnother kiss could do no harmGotta phone that message inLet it ring true, again and againLong … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Thousands of Tired, Nerve-Shaken, Over-Civilized People Are Beginning To Find Out Going To the Mountains Is Going Home; That Wilderness Is A Necessity

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.” – John Muir

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A Saint Patrick’s Day Kiss

A Saint Patrick’s Day Kissby Michael DoyleLike a lucky man wondering ifYou’d always beMy lucky charmLiving in a moment’s blissIt was easy to seeAnother kiss could do no harmGotta phone that message inLet it ring true, again and againLong distance … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: People Haunted By the Purposelessness of Their Lives Try To Find A New Content Not Only By Dedicating Themselves To A Holy Cause But Also Nursing A Fanatical Grievance

 “Passionate hatred can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. Thus people haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a … Continue reading

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