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Sharing God’s Love

Sharing God’s Loveby Michael DoyleStrange…at this time in historyThat two thirds of children live in povertyThis is something we can changeIf only our priorities, we would rearrangeEach step that we might takeCan be the difference that we makeThis is the … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #8: The Jester’s Crown

Na/GloPoWriMo #8: The Jester’s Crownby Michael DoyleThis poem is for all who gatheredThat might have been better tarred and featheredFor all of those unfazed by the many stormsThat make up all of life’s normsIn the beginning, I knew there’d be … Continue reading

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Ever Free

Ever Freeby Michael DoyleJoining in as the heavens and earth singsHoping a white Christmas will bringThis world’s resounding joyAs every good boy and girl unwrap their toysIn wonder of love, we gather and rejoiceGathered together to make a little noiseAll … Continue reading

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A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts

A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts (Republished for 2020)by Michael Doyle aka Michael Romani I. I have heard it saidThat you can eat ’til you’re fullAnd it’s still not enoughThe excuse to be given“But, it’s Christmas…”And one really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Pressure Put On Coal

Pressure Put On Coalby Michael DoyleLike a herd of deer comes crashing inFalling like a gift from the skyFalling like snowflakes as it’s Christmas againAnd the angels sing their hallelujah replySnow clouds form again and yet there is no snowStill, … Continue reading

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Every Day Is A Gift

Every Day Is A Giftby Michael DoyleUp in the sky, Santa is comingAcross the roofs, reindeer are runningThe gift of love is wrapped up in youDreamily finding your heart so trueA Christmas song comes to mindAs every day is a … Continue reading

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First Principles: Providence Has Given To Our People the Choice of Their Rulers, and It Is the Duty, As Well As the Privilege and Interest of Our Christian Nation, To Select and Prefer Christians For Their Rulers

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation, to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” – John Jay

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is Earned, Respect Is Given and Loyalty Is Demonstrated. Betrayal of Any One of Those Is To Lose All Three.

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” –  Ziad K. Abdelnour      

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Righting My Wrong Direction

A little something from my notes taken during yesterday’s sermon: Righting My Wrong Direction by Michael Doyle No longer living in the wrong direction I’m seeking God’s love and true connection Returning the fullness of love that God has given … Continue reading

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Having Heard the Warning

Further reflections on my eldest daughter turning 13: Heaving Heard the Warning by Michael Doyle On Saturday night as I kissed you into sleep There was a part of me that wanted to keep This moment forever as a sacred … Continue reading

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