Tag Archives: God

Installation

Installationby Michael DoyleIn this race of recurrenceMay we run it with enduranceThe baton passes in every generationThere is a strategy in this venerationLaying hands to pass authorityThis is the way of the legendaryTime passes in legs of this raceMaking changes … Continue reading

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First Principles: As For You, You Meant Evil Against Me, But God Meant It For Good

“But Joseph said to them, Do not fear, for am I in the place of God? As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” – Genesis 50:19-20

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Oblique Stare

Oblique Stareby Michael DoyleI looked up in an oblique stareUpward into that cold ceilingFighting with God in my prayerHoping that my wish would be prevailingTwo daughters stood near by my sideI was not ready to leave behindAnd to my Lord, … Continue reading

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Passing It Down

Passing It Downby Michael DoylePassing it down to the next generationHoping it might be held in venerationSharing openly our ways of instructionIn hopes that they would avoid destructionFrom child to child this is taughtTo do as we should and not … Continue reading

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Ways of the Flesh

Ways of the Fleshby Michael DoyleThere is nothing wrong with desire under subjugationHealthy appetites are not cursed with God’s rejectionIt is when these things spiral out of all controlThat these become harmful and damaging to the soulAs to superstitious sins … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The First Gulp From the Glass of Natural Sciences Will Turn You Into An Atheist. But At the Bottom of the Glass God Is Waiting For You

“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist. But at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” – Nobel Prize-winning physicist Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976)

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To Believe and To Receive

To Believe and To Receiveby Michael Doyle Having no fear as fishers of menWalking us back from too much sinSpiritual truth to wrap ourselves aroundWhatever the situations in which we’re found God waits to make our lives be the bestThe … Continue reading

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First Principles: Jesus Replied: “Love the Lord Your God With All Your Heart and With All Your Soul and With All Your Mind”

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’”– Matthew 22:37 (New International Version)

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Scrambling On God’s Path

Scrambling On God’s Pathby Michael DoyleIt was a Sunday morning scrambleWhen with his words at a rambleThe minister began to tell his taleHoping somehow the truth will prevailHoping to bring his congregationCloser to the heart of God in aggregationGod’s grace … Continue reading

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New Possibility

New Possibilityby Michael DoyleA new life learnedIn the lessons discernedTaking on all the new daysAs we learn to walk in new waysOur hearts filled with desireour minds set ablaze with firePutting our hopes in a basketInstead of simply lying in … Continue reading

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