Tag Archives: Friendship

A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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Leaped To Conclusions

February 29, 2020.  This day shall live in my personal history as a day like no other. Leaped To Conclusions by Michael Romani Today is a day unlike any other day So many changes have blown my way Today is … Continue reading

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First Principles: Mankind Must Be Ready To Sacrifice To Protect the Rights of Society

“Men must be ready, they must pride themselves and be happy to sacrifice their private pleasures, passions and interests, nay, their private friendships and dearest connections, when they stand in competition with the rights of society.” – John Adams (1776) … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Deepest Glory of Friendship Is the Spiritual Inspiration When You Discover Someone Else Believes In You and Trusts You

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to … Continue reading

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Flickring Twitters of Instagram Moments

Social media.. boon or bane? It’s hard to say.  At this present moment, it seems that the greater the tools to meet and greet our fellow humanity embraced in our chosen moments, conversely we are losing some of sense of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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First Principles: True Friendship Grows Slowly and Must Undergo and Withstand the Shocks of Adversity

“True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.” – George Washington    

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Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Life Has Value As Long As One Values the Life of Others

“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” – Simone de Beauvoir, author and philosopher (9 Jan 1908-1986)    

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