Tag Archives: Grieve

The Times We’re Living Through

The Times We’re Living Throughby Michael DoyleThe times we’re living through are not permanentStill, I need you to this solid sentimentAs a Christian, it is okay to grieve and lamentIn these days, this is a place that has become intimateSometimes … Continue reading

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Full Asking Price

Poem 2 in a series retelling a classic werewolf tale: Full Asking Price by Michael Doyle I know so little of what to believe As I sit here and quietly grieve We talk of counted blessings But most of these … Continue reading

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Fruit of Devine

There are many theories on what the forbidden fruit might have been.  On the 24th day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020, the optional prompt is to write about a particular fruit of our choice. Fruit of Devine by Michael Doyle Of every … Continue reading

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An Easter Of Empty Churches

What an odd sort of Easter wasn’t it?  But perhaps a lesson to be learned… An Easter of Empty Churches by Michael Doyle April of 2019, Notre-Dame was burning And in this, we were surprised and learning That there would … Continue reading

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Glass Onion Reality

How many layers of conjecture do we need to peel back to find true reality?  Is it even possible for us to comprehend? Glass Onion Reality by Michael Doyle All things, all times, all places Bear the burden across all … Continue reading

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Finding Joy In the Tears

Based in part on Ecclesiastes 3:4: Finding Joy In the Tears by Michael Doyle In looking back on my many years I am finding joy in the tears There in the sweet music for my ears Is the finding of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Wise Rejoice In What They Have and Do Not Grieve For Things Not Had

“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus    

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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Eloquence of the Nothing Said

Sometimes whispers speak fairly loudly. Eloquence of Nothing Said by Michael Romani There’s an eloquence In the nothing said Sweet hand of Providence Rested upon his head Whispers of sacred not Abides the man who believes Wrapped in a simple … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Sleeve

I have next to nothing in my pockets And still even less up my sleeve Yet, I’m not afraid to talk it There is time enough to grieve Better still there is time to believe And in so doing yet, … Continue reading

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