Tag Archives: Forever

Having Heard the Warning

Further reflections on my eldest daughter turning 13: Heaving Heard the Warning by Michael Doyle On Saturday night as I kissed you into sleep There was a part of me that wanted to keep This moment forever as a sacred … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Tremble For My Country When I Reflect That God Is Just (and) That His Justice Cannot Sleep Forever

“Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep for ever…. The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.” – Thomas Jefferson, in Notes … 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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In the Tears We’ve Cried

Love, especially long distance love, can be so difficult.  Funny how it feels so easy when two hearts that mesh well meet.  Then things can get difficult.  But, you know what?  Bob Marley is right… was right.. whatever.  Thing is … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day, Too

My ex-wife could never gracefully receive a present.  Not just from me but from our daughters, they tell me.  Still, despite all, there is one gift I would yet give her on this day particularly after the reminders received over … Continue reading

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Fool’s Errand

Arguing with those we love is maybe sometimes natural.  But, it’s a fool’s errand.  There can be very little good in having to be right just to make the person you love somehow wrong.   Especially in the modern age, … Continue reading

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Sunshine On A Rainy Day

Day 26th of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo and the optional prompt is to write an almanac poem using: Almanac Questionnaire Weather:  Rainy Day Flora:   Marsh Roses Architecture:  Limestone Customs:   Pork Tenderloin Mammals/reptiles/fish: Sandhill Cranes Childhood dream: Becoming the president Found on … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty, Once Lost, Is Lost Forever

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” – John Adams    

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Finding My Strength

Based in part on 1st Samuel: Finding Strength by Michael Doyle Forever grateful for your serenity In times of fallen indignities That keeps my peace inside Keeping sure footed in my stride Finding strength in my belief In God and … Continue reading

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Souls On the Line

Ever had that moment when you suddenly knew that however scary love is, you had met your forever in the eyes of the one you love? Souls On the Line by Michael Doyle My soul is on the line Wanting … Continue reading

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