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Thought For the Day: I’m So Full of What Is Right I Can’t See What Is Good

“I’m so full of what is right / I can’t see what is good.” – Neil Peart, musician, songwriter, and author (12 Sep 1952-2020)

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In the Providence of Seneca

In the Providence of Senecaby Michael DoyleIn the age of ancient tyrannyWhen Rome had lost its libertyEven a good man might compromiseFor the partial good seen in his eyesThough at times, it took its tollTo hide his better angels in … Continue reading

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Awkward Silence Felt

Does anyone else ever get into routines?  I suppose there is good and bad to these things. Awkward Silence Felt by Michael Doyle The awkward silence between Feels down, dirty and mean In pop culture’s references We’re coming down to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The History of the 20th Century Is Full of Examples of Countries That Set Out To Redistribute Wealth and Ended Up Redistributing Poverty

“The history of the 20th century is full of examples of countries that set out to redistribute wealth and ended up redistributing poverty.” – Thomas Sowell    

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Collection Recollection

Day 19 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 and the goal is a poem about a collection of whatever subject matter picked up along a walk.   After a myriad of ideas, good and possibly not so good, I have gone with being … Continue reading

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A Triolet For Easter

On the twelfth day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020, the optional challenge is to write a triolet.   Looking this up here to find out its essential form: https://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Triolet-Poem and in that today is Easter Sunday in my traditions, I wrote this: … Continue reading

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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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Thought For the Day: Persons of Courage Are Also Full of Faith

“A man of courage is also full of faith.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero    

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Thought For the Day: To Be Reliable, Full of Love, True In Affection, Predictable, Grateful and Loyal Are Difficult Standards For People To Live By

“Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.” – Alfred Armand Montapert      

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Covenant (Hesed)

Of all love, there is one love that stands above all else.  In this world in which love has become a very conditional thing given the give way at any moment of discontent or raised temporal passion, covenant love (hesed) … Continue reading

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