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In Great Expectation

In Great Expectationby Michael DoyleJoy is conceived in every seasonGod’s miracles rise without reasonGiving birth of great expectationWe must rejoice without exceptionMeant as an ask fully requestingWe want to know what we’re expectingThough at times it feels we’re driftingWe keep … Continue reading

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First Principles: Enter His Gates With Thanksgiving , and His Courts With Praise. Give Thanks To Him and Praise His Name

“Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” – Psalm 100:4-5

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None of This Matters

None of This Mattersby Michael DoyleNone of this mattersBecause none of this is realCloaked in our tattersIt’s just another day in HellGod’s given insightInto the battles we must fightScattered in the ashes of the nightWe somehow hold onto the lightThe … Continue reading

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Let the Party Begin

Let the Party Beginby Michael DoyleDon’t let your emotionsCloud your best judgmentKeeping faith in your devotionDespite the world’s begrudgementFailures never help one’s attitudeStill it’s best to keep in gratitudeFor all the good that has come beforeBrings a feeling we cannot … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Permanent Good Can Never Be the Outcome of Untruth and Violence

“Permanent good can never be the outcome of untruth and violence.” – Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)

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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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First Principles: It was Intended To Lace Them Up Straightly Within Enumerated Powers and Those Without Which, As Means, These Powers Could Not Be Carried Into Effect

“They are not to do anything they please to provide for the general welfare, but only to lay taxes for that purpose. To consider the latter phrase not as describing the purpose of the first, but as giving a distinct … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Evil Is Powerless If the Good Are Unafraid

“Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid.” – Ronald Reagan

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Weren’t Those the Teenaged Years?

Weren’t Those the Teenaged Years?by Michael DoyleThe teenaged yearsOf Saturday night solitudeWas a parade of smiles and tearsAnd many dramasWaiting to intrudeInto the happiness that cameAnd that provided the frameIn moments of ShakespeareThat kept us awakeMaking us braver than our … Continue reading

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First Principles: Hard Words Are Very Rarely Useful. Real Firmness Is Good For Everything. Strut Is Good for Nothing.

“Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.” – Alexander Hamilton

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