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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With the Power Which Knowledge Gives

“Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With the Power Which Knowledge Gives. ” – James Madison

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The Devil Tempts

The Devil Temptsby Michael DoyleThe Devil tempts an overplayed handSomething that even kings understandThere is merit in finding humiliationIt leads us to patience and tolerationEach a step toward our maturationAs we learn to live lives of moderationSomehow…between our grief and … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Popular Government, Without Popular Information, Or the Means of Acquiring It, Is But A Prologue to A Farce Or A Tragedy; Or, Perhaps Both

“A popular Government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy; or, perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Give of Every Good and Perfect Gift Has Called Upon Us To Mimic God’s Giving, By Grace, Through Faith and This Is Not of Ourselves

“The giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic God’s giving, by grace, through faith and this is not of ourselves” – St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

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A Tale of Two Kings

A Tale of Two Kingsby Michael DoyleWatching as our days unfoldInto the stories yet untoldLife is a gift for us to liveIn taking less than we have to giveLet’s not let the Grinch steal ChristmasNo snarling sneer will stop this … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Come To Me, All Who Labor and Are Heavy Laden and I Will Give You Rest

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” – Matthew 11:28

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Great Things Come Unexpected

Great Things Come Unexpectedby Michael DoyleI have found in lifeThat it’s not to be neglectedTo say only that sometimesGreat things come unexpectedOpportunity sometimes fallsRight into our lapsAnd when that chance callsWith its rings or its rapsIt’s the only answer that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Courteous To All, But Intimate With Few and Let Those Few Be Well Tried Before You Give Them Your Confidence

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: God Can’t Give Us Peace and Happiness Apart From Himself Because There Is No Such Thing

“God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.” – C.S.Lewis

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Thought For the Day: A Public Health Emergency Does Not Give Governors and Other Public Officials Carte Blanche To Disregard the Constitution For As Long As the Medical Problem Persists

“(A) public health emergency does not give Governors and other public officials carte blanche to disregard the Constitution for as long as the medical problem persists.” – Justice Samuel Alito

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