Tag Archives: Happenstance

The Knife Slipped In

The Knife Slipped In by Michael DoyleWith the surrender of human freedomThe therapeutic class becomes a fiefdomEach criminal a victim of circumstanceSimply put they have become marionettes of happenstanceThose meant to help come to equally defendWith the incomes and career … Continue reading

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A Dance of Fate

A Dance of Fateby Michael DoyleLife is more than merely fateIt is never really too lateTo realize that we have choicesLifted up in our true voicesIf only we might chooseNo longer allowing life to abuseExamining what we might refuseAnd refusing … Continue reading

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Whatever Our Circumstances Now

Whatever Our Circumstances Nowby Michael DoyleThanks given in every circumstanceNo matter the truth of the happenstanceThere’s a joyful noise to raiseAs we join together in our praiseSing our song as we rejoice togetherRedeemed by His grace, life is betterLike prisoners … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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On the Importance of True History

How did an intellectual fraud like Howard Zinn become the go to guy for American history in our public schools?   It’s sort of outrageous.   I remember when I was of a different mindset and more open to his … Continue reading

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Destructive Good Fortune

Our planet began from the cosmic storm that stirred the soup that makes up the fundamental building materials that became all we know.  Of course it was all by accident… Destructive Good Fortune by Michael Romani To watch through the … 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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Purveyors of Doubt

This is not aimed at all counselors out there.  More sort of a response to a show I’ve started to watch.   To those who do excellent work in helping folks sort things out, a huge thank you!  For those … Continue reading

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Thanks In Everything

There are times when it seems awfully hard to find gratitude for the things and situations God puts into our lives.  Here’s a little something on that topic and to make up for not having my mid-week Christian poem yesterday.  … Continue reading

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