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Getting To the Photographer’s Prize

Getting To the Photographer’s Prizeby Michael DoyleIf you don’t want to be left in the lurchIt is always best to start with researchTrying to find the photo with something to sayCannot best be left to an improvised dayThere is not … Continue reading

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A Vacation In the Reflective

A Vacation In the Reflectiveby Michael DoyleIt seems to me that there’s one thingCovid has brought and its the thrivingThat comes in knowing it’s not really destinationGiving us the best of our family vacationIt does not hurt in thinking locationBut, … Continue reading

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Faithful and Good

God’s words fill our souls like some sort of universal melody at times. Faithful and Good by Michael Doyle Faithful and good in what you do to me Filling my heart with your melody Every beat of my heart is … Continue reading

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First Principles: In A Single Sentence of Self-Evident Truth, the Founding Fathers Put…the Broad Basis of Man’s Relationship To God, Government and To Mankind

 “The Declaration of Independence is the all-time masterpiece of ideological simplification. There in a single sentence of self-evident truth, the founding Fathers put into clear, easily understandable focus, the broad basis of man’s relationship to God, to government, and to … Continue reading

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On Understanding Children’s Literature

A wisely crafted tale invites its reader or listener, young and old, to inquire what good might be learned from the tale. On Understanding Children’s Literature by Michael Doyle The stories we have heard from childhood Are the classics of … Continue reading

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All That Mistaken Jazz

In this day and age, there is so little convention of civility that is kept and each indiscretion perhaps leads further to those things that act in concert to break down society. All That Mistaken Jazz by Michael Doyle Conversations … Continue reading

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Soldiers From the Heart

Based in part on Matthew 5:6: Soldiers From the Heart by Michael Doyle Blessed are those who hunger and thirst For the righteousness of God foremost and first For all of these shall be fully satisfied Because in the countersign … Continue reading

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Framing the Lines

Photographic composition often has the challenge of how to turn the  two dimensional into something that has depth and seems a bit three dimensional. Framing the Lines by Michael Doyle Doorways, windows and rock formations Layer our photos with their … Continue reading

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On Perspective and Horizon

A second look at photographic composition: On Perspective and Horizon by Michael Doyle A good clean background Focuses the attention When aptly found These photos are worthy of retention Layered photographs have their place But cleaner is best to embrace … Continue reading

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A Godly Mother

Based in part on 2 Timothy 1:1-7 and, of course, thoughts on Mother’s Day: A Godly Mother by Michael Doyle Without any sense of shy timidity God speaks through Second Timothy That which we’d do well to recognize Every mother … Continue reading

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