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Learning To Not Be Anxious

Learning To Not Be Anxiousby Michael DoyleTossing and turning without sleepFilled with thoughts that won’t keepThis world is filled with complexityEnough to fill our hearts with anxietyThe restlessness of what we must endureFor all these trepidations there is a cureThere … Continue reading

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Dedicated To A Half Remembered Lorax

Dedicated To A Half Remembered Loraxby Michael DoyleHats off to Betty WhiteWho although not always rightDid voice for the Sneedville treesAnd against polluting factoriesThere’s something for the glitz that’s not forgotThe importance of trees over parking lotsBeauty there is to … Continue reading

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Just Like Hollywood

Just Like Hollywoodby Michael DoyleEvery baby truly belongsEven in the world of wrongsDreams turn into nightmaresIn this world filled with caresSometimes maybe it’s alrightTo know what’s worth the fightAnd maybe love is one of thoseThat would be one those we … Continue reading

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Thoughts On “It’s A Wonderful Life”

Thoughts On “It’s A Wonderful Life”by Michael Doyle”It’s A Wonderful Life” is a different warMy kind of film and at times a lot moreThe critics can snark their hatred of platitudeOr maybe learn a thing or two about gratitudeThere is … Continue reading

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There’s Maybe Nothing Better

There’s Maybe Nothing Betterby Michael DoyleThere is maybe nothingThat could be any betterHowever bright or gloomyThe day has turned the weatherThan spending this Sunday afternoonWatching dreams with my daughtersHearts overflowing with joy soonWatching Rudolph with their fatherThere’s nothing like a … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Good Moral Character Is the First Essential In A Man

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man.” – George Washington

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Krampus

Krampusby Michael DoyleWith his cloven hoofs he has comeTo seek out lurkers in the kingdomTo those who would bring such evilKrampus can do worse than bedevilReading as he does from the book of lifeRestoring the peace to those who bring … 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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In the Tragedy of Wisdom

In the Tragedy of Wisdomby Michael DoyleAs we sit writing for an audienceAimed as it is to somehow pleaseThe words of Shakespeare and SophoclesShine in all of their brillianceOne wrote for the strong, just kingThe other in the promise of … Continue reading

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What’s Good For One’s Soul

What’s Good For One’s Soulby Michael DoyleAs time puts distance in sightA mind thinks on how to set it rightQuestioning how does one build a lifeWith sights on peace and not strifeEven the richest know it’s sacrilegeTo hold oneself as … Continue reading

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