Tag Archives: Friends

Thoughts On Found Gratitude

Recently, I have found new reasons to smile and find cheerfulness.  In my growing moments of gratitude, it seems that maybe it’s time for heartfelt inventory of the good things in my life – past and present. Thoughts On Found … Continue reading

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Please Have A Merry and Blessed Christmas 2019

To all my friends, family and even enemies, especially enemies, may you have the happiest and most blessed Christmas ever in reflection of the many gifts our heavenly Father has given to each and every one of us. May we … Continue reading

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Like Sand Becomes A Pearl

On December 7, 1941, the then Japanese Empire attacked America killing some 2,400 people and bringing the US into World War II.  Today is remembered in the US as National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance.   Like Sand Becomes A … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. … Continue reading

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In Gratitude for Community

A  poem in gratitude for community #14: In Gratitude for Community by Michael Romani Thinking back on the days of birds singing Always certain of what my life would be bringing Dragon flies buzzing along a cool pond breeze And … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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The Do Nothing Days

My inner child likes yours more than a little, he said… The Do Nothing Days by Michael Romani The do nothing days come to pass With only their memories held; alas Kept as long as we can in our minds … Continue reading

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