Tag Archives: Fortitude

Scaling the New Heights of the Dawn Wall

(Scaling the New Heights of the) Dawn Wallby Michael DoyleIn the dawn of winterWe scaled the face of the wallLearning to never pause in winterWe rose above Yosemite’s fallCapturing the dreams of our own storyFinding the way through until the … Continue reading

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A Servant of His People

A Servant of His Peopleby Michael DoyleMy hat is off to Volodymyr ZelenskyAs with his courage, he steps into historyHe has consistently proven his fitnessAs the heroic man becomes a remarkable witnessOnce a comedian who commanded laughterHe has proven himself … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Persons Leading America Stick To Our Republican Values, Our Nation Will Have A Solid Foundation

“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Morale

Though most seem to steal when they should be buying I am not the one who encourages this even when lying I am the man who does the best that he knows and can With morale built up in an … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Truth Is Not Dependent On Our Courage To Face It

“Truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.” – Flannery O’Connor, writer (25 Mar 1925-1964)    

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Thought For the Day: Children Should Be Raised Strong Enough To Withstand Tryanny

“Make men large and strong and tyranny will bankrupt itself in making shackles for them.” – Rev. Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)      

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First Principles: Die Or Be Free

“Nevertheless, to the persecution and tyranny of his cruel ministry we will not tamely submit — appealing to Heaven for the justice of our cause, we determine to die or be free.”  –  Joseph Warren, American account of the Battle … Continue reading

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Seven Points of Beatitude (Sapientia)

Seven Points of Beatitude by Michael Romani As the ghosts of one year floated by to be received In a clarity of slumber of one refusing to be self-deceived I had turned on the television intending to rest a moment … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Inheritance

Day after day, it’s all the more in ready evidence That some things are a matter of simple Providence Among these are matters gained by inheritance Like never realizing the fullness of my impertinence But, instead insisting that I have … Continue reading

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