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Window Shopping

Life – it’s a flash, a bit of dash, and then maybe it’s over before we even know it’s begun… Window Shopping by Michael Romani It’s strange all those little things That make up our memory All the flashes and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Morals A Republic Cannot Subsist Any Length of Time

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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A Haiku Passage On Groundhog’s Day

Happy Groundhog Day!  Combine Milkwood writing group’s poem of the day into a celebration for today.  Good news!  Spring is predicted to arrive early! Milkwood Poem of the Day POD 1 – Haiku 5-75 A Haiku Passage On Groundhog’s Day … Continue reading

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Samson VII

Continuing the story of Samson and Delilah  loosely based on the Book of Judges: Samson (VII) by Michael Romani VII The lover offers her hand to take To Samson along the shores of the lake No believer in preordained destiny … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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Jenny Lind

P. T. Barnum once said something like the greatest art is the art of making people happy.  Personally, I think he was really onto something with this.  Then again, as the child that I’ve always been, I’ve always loved a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To Me!

I just wanted to thank God for another year above ground and all the happiness in it.  Sure, there have been some not great moments in it.   But, every day above ground beats an eternity below it, right?   … Continue reading

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First Principles: May God In His Mercy Scatter Light On Your Path To Everlasting Happiness

“May the father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths, and make us in all our several vocations useful here, and in His own due time and way everlastingly happy.” – George Washington (1790)     … Continue reading

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Tender Conspiracy

Thanksgiving, St. Nicholas Day, Christmas, New Year’s Eve… all of these times bring our families together don’t they? Tender Conspiracy by Michael Romani Joined together in tender conspiracy These are the truths found in family Little secrets and jokes that … Continue reading

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