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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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Moved By Authenticity

In this season of gratitude and humility, it is our prayer that we all be moved more by humility than ego and more toward love, away from hate. Moved by Authenticity by Michael Romani In that container of love we … Continue reading

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Bearing Our Witness

Based in part on Acts 7:55-56: Bearing Our Witness by Michael Romani Here we are to give our witness Showing in our walk out bit of fitness All in all given in strength and humility Testifying in life as part … Continue reading

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Dignity of Being

On the dignity of being that says all has its place and there is no such thing as not being good enough.  We are all either exactly what God intends us to be or finding our way to this. Dignity … Continue reading

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First Principles: Difficulties Are Meant To Rouse, Not Discourage. The Human Spirit Is To Grow Strong By Conflict

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” -William Ellery    

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Lessons From Thomas

Based in part on John 20: 24-31: Lessons From Thomas by Michael Romani Oh my God, I have so much doubt Always wondering what it’s about Expectations so seldom feeling met Too many turns that I sadly regret Sometimes, I … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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First Principles: Seek Knowledge For the Benefit of Your Soul, Not For the Sake of Applause Or To Dispute

“Seek not to grow in knowledge chiefly for the sake of applause, and to enable you to dispute with others; but seek it for the benefit of your souls.” – Jonathan Edwards    

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