Tag Archives: Golden Rule

Remember To Forget

Remember To Forgetby Michael DoyleAs long as there is lifeThere is, at least, some hopeRegardless of our strifeThis helps us to quietly copeThose things that bring us to edgeWe need to forgive as our sinThat which as brought us to … Continue reading

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Books Read Throughout Life

Books Read Throughout Lifeby Michael DoyleIn a repeated mantra of lifeIn all the things we have soughtThere is the truth reflectedIn lessons accidentally taughtIn this and all stages of lifeWe find it’s worth another lookTo sit and quietly curl upWith … Continue reading

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In Reverence For Life

In Reverence For Lifeby Michael DoyleFrom out of his humble life and thoughtA reverence for all life was truly soughtDoing his duty to a higher authoritySeeking the best for all of sacred humanityThe human spirit displayed at its bestWhen it … Continue reading

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Blowing Down the Walls

Based in part on 2 Corinthians 2:14-16: Blowing Down the Walls by Michael Doyle Blown away by righteousness and grace Profound joy takes down all my walls Mercy has taken me to this place I have found my peace in … Continue reading

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Gifts From the Heart

Day 20 of Na/GloPoWriMo, 2020!  2/3rds of the way through this year’s event.  The optional prompt is to “write a poem about a handmade or homemade gift that you have received“. Gifts From the Heart by Michael Doyle Since divorce … Continue reading

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Simply Do Unto Others​

Based in part on Matthew 7: 12: Simply Do Unto Others​ by Michael Doyle In Jesus’ name we give our gratitude Demonstrated in our loving attitude Thankful for His covering and His grace Looking at love given in His embrace … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Tear

Sometimes marveling at the sheer inhumanity Trembling in fear from the fierce intensity Of things we humans do to each other Things so wrong, instead of loving one another Trapped in a tear of our making It leaves me petrified … Continue reading

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Fanfare and Flourish

Life can be filled with absurdities, some deeper than others. Fanfare and Flourish by Michael Romani In the fanfare and flourish Of too many mournful violins It seems life begins to nourish An image of a world of violence Divided … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Toxic

Not that you should rely strictly on my advice But, I think it truth enough to openly say That there is something toxic to the thin ice So dangerous  to our happiness day to day The things that we say … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Sayings of Confucius

Confucius was a Chinese teacher, political figure and philosopher during the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.   He developed a philosophy known as Confucianism.  This emphasizes personal and governmental morality, correct social relationships, justice and sincerity. So successful … Continue reading

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