Tag Archives: Grace

Counting Blessings

Based in part on Ephesians 1:3 – Counting Blessings by Michael Romani As this new year has begun My eyes focus clearly on the One The One who is all knowing And whose love is ever flowing The ways of … Continue reading

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To Life (L’Chaim)

Sundays like all other days are best lived with at least a touch of reverence for the divine. To Life (L’Chaim) by Michael Romani Life is long And often filled with questions Too many of which have no answers Only … Continue reading

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To Bring the Stars Closer

There are those who walk into our lives to not simply touch and fadeaway.  There are those who from the moment met leave an indelible trace in your heart and soul.  It is to this which has left me so … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Found Gratitude

Recently, I have found new reasons to smile and find cheerfulness.  In my growing moments of gratitude, it seems that maybe it’s time for heartfelt inventory of the good things in my life – past and present. Thoughts On Found … Continue reading

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Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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The Outspokenness of Brokenness

A poem of gratitude #29: The Outspokenness of Brokenness by Michael Romani Lord, if you’ll forgive my outspokenness How do you love us in our brokenness? I get that you died for us on a crucifix Wounded by my own … Continue reading

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Motives Met

Based in part on 1 Cor 4:5: Motives Met by Michael Romani Things of darkness brought to light Keeping praise to make this right We are stewards entrusted  to care Keeping our charges from Satan’s snare When we stand before … Continue reading

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Natural Collaboration of Lights

Okay.. so it’s a stretch.  But, since I’m always grateful for art and artistic endeavors, this will be my poem of gratitude #26: Natural Collaboration of Lights by Michael Romani Water falls Like the passage of time The angle calls … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: God’s Hands Formed You and Me To Be the Persons That We Are

“Just think, you’re here not by chance, but by God’s choosing. His hand formed you and made you the person you are. He compares you to no one else – You are one of a kind. You lack nothing that … Continue reading

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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