Tag Archives: Gentle

The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness I

When life gets down to the fundamentals, isn’t kindness what we most need?  Like so many say, be that change. Cultivating Kindness I by Michael Romani In this world, filled with sin And perhaps too much blindness One clarion thought … Continue reading

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Graveled Voice

I was thinking the other day about another poet not so long ago another poet that I respect telling someone else that my shorter poems are more like rock lyrics.  That probably comes as somewhat of a surprise to some.  … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be Gentle and Yielding Is the Disciple of Life

“A man is born gentle and weak. At death, he is hard and stiff. Green plants are tender and filled with sap. At death, they are withered and dry. Therefore, the stiff and unbending is the disciple of death, and … Continue reading

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On Coming Home Again

Is death just returning home again?  Some say so.  I don’t know. On Coming Home Again by Michael Romani It’s a matter of fact There’s no going back Only moving ever forward Hoping this moment takes us toward The new … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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Windblown Ways of Small Town Living

The city nearly always seems to think itself superior to the country.  Yet, as I look back on my life, it seems that the country has equally as much or more to offer. Windblown Ways of Small Town Living by … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Defeat

In my experience, time is often too fleet In all the challenges we will need to meet But there are many ways on this street To hand our enemies their needed defeat Sun  Tzu said many things on this subject … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Butterfly

In the garden, she loves to watch them flutter by As she holds up her hand softly waiting on a butterfly To quietly, softly glide into a landing on her hand My beautiful daughter seems to sweetly understand That some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be Gentle With Yourself, You’re A Work In Progress

“Be gentle with yourself. You are a marvelous creation, but you are a work in progress.”  — Matthew Kelly          

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