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Thought For the Day: Beware Lest You Lose the Substance By Grasping At the Shadow

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop (c. 550 B.C.)

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Thought Of the Day: We Have Grasped the Mystery of the Atom and Rejected the Sermon On the Mount…the World Has Achieved Brilliance Without Conscience. Ours Is A World of Nuclear Giants and Ethical Infants

“We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount…The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.” – Five-Star General Omar Bradley (d. April, 8, 1981)

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Darkness Shapes the Hearts

Darkness Shapes the Heartsby Michael DoylePutin sits as another dictator in a lineCertain his autocratic rule is blessed as divineThis has been the slavery of Russia’s serfdomWith brutality reigning supreme in this kingdomFor five thousand years, we’ve known epilepsy As … Continue reading

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Retroactive Kaleidoscope

The optional objective for Day 17 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020 is to write a poem incorporating a ‘forgotten’ technology.   Well, my choice is not so much as forgotten but once a has been yet now a collectible among some. Retroactive … Continue reading

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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Let Us Begin

So many promises of the 20th century have led to false starts, broken hearts and the horror of confronting the results of our delusions. Let Us Begin by Michael Romani In pursuit of stronger minds Do we risk leaving souls … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Beware Lest You Lose the Substance By Grasping At the Shadow

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop (c. 620–564 BC)      

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In The Fullness of Time

A poem for this, the day celebrated as symbolizing Christ’s birth.   Merry Christmas!  Christmas… Christ Mass… A mass for Christ.  Then then does that or might it actually mean?  Is it really only about the birth of Christ? Or, … Continue reading

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Fades Away

Life leaves us all, eventually… or, do we really transform into something else? Time will tell. Fades Away by Michael Romani Being somewhat civilized I kept my discontents to myself More probably cause I realized I’d find my better answers … Continue reading

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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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