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First Principles: May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light, and Not Darkness, Upon Our Paths

“May the Father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths.” – George Washington (1790)

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First Principles: I Hope Some Future Day Will Bring Me the Happiness of Seeing My Family Again Collected Under Our Own Roof, Happy In Ourselves and Blessed In Each Other

“I hope some future day will bring me the happiness of seeing my family again collected under our own roof, happy in ourselves and blessed in each other.” – Abigail Adams (1784)

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First Principles: May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light, and Not Darkness, Upon Our Paths

“May the Father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths.” – George Washington

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Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is Not To Be Happy. It Is To Be Useful, To Be Honorable, To Be Compassionate, To Have It Make Some Difference That You Have Lived and Lived Well

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The Way You Love Me

The Way You Love Meby Michael DoyleLook another beautiful placeBut none compares to your faceI love looking into your eyesI guess that’s no real surpriseYour beauty came without warningHow I’d want you each morningAnd I can’t do without your loveIt’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Our Partnership 09032020

Thoughts On Our Partnership 09032020by Michael DoyleSmiles into your sleeping dreamWaking into our tomorrow’s sceneThe unseen director calls for actionAll moves and words lead to satisfactionKnowing that your heart holds mineWhile mine holds a bit of your sunshineIt’s a beautiful … Continue reading

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Having Heard the Warning

Further reflections on my eldest daughter turning 13: Heaving Heard the Warning by Michael Doyle On Saturday night as I kissed you into sleep There was a part of me that wanted to keep This moment forever as a sacred … Continue reading

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Fly On A Photographer’s Wall

Another peek into the photographs of persons and their relationships: Fly On A Photographer’s Wall by Michael Doyle Photographs so perfectly still Are a marvel that makes us feel All these candid moments captured well Soul numbing as they tell … Continue reading

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The Temptation of Wanting Another’s Share

Based in part on Exodus 20:17: The Temptation of Wanting Another’s Share by Michael Doyle It’s hard to be content in comparison Always measuring yourself on what is done By others when your race is your own Only to be … Continue reading

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Today and Always

Six months ago today, I met my love dressed in the guise of an elf with a high interest in photography, kindness in her heart, beauty in her soul, endowed with a laugh that woke the core of my soul … Continue reading

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