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First Principles: The First Responsibility of Every Citizen Is To Question Authority

“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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First Principles: Honesty Is the First Chapter In the Book of Wisdom

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson      

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Thought For the Day: The Secret of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) American Author and Humorist … Continue reading

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I Am the Ocean

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 and the challenge is to write a poem from an unusual perspective.  What if a drop of water thought it was the ocean itself?… I Am the Ocean by Michael Romani I am the ocean I am … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Sacred Respect for Constitutional Law Is the Vital Principle Sustaining Our Republic’s Security

“If it be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws — the first growing out of the last… … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Began With An Awe That Surpassed the Wisdom of Words

“I think that were beginning to remember that the first poets didn’t come out of a classroom, that poetry began when somebody walked off of a savanna or out of a cave and looked up at the sky with wonder … Continue reading

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Revelations No. 2

Based in part on 1 Cor 15:24 : Revelations No. 2 by Michael Romani Caught up in the end days thundering Lost up in speculation and wondering We find ourselves looking for redemption Seeking this out in our stark contemplation … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When You’re In A Hole, Stop Digging

“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop diggin’.”  – Will Rogers    

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Daily Prompt – First

Seems to me at first glance That a lot is left to chance When you study the past You find what didn’t last Wondering how it connects Into the future and directs The paths yet to be Flowing into our … Continue reading

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