Tag Archives: Happy

First Principles: Born In Other Countries, Yet Believing You Could Be Happy In This, Our Laws Acknowledge, As They Should Do, Your Right To Join Us In Society, Conforming…To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” – Thomas … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: I Don’t Know What Your Destiny Will Be, But One Thing I Do Know; The Only Ones Among You Who Will Be Really Happy Are Those Who Have Sought and Found How To Serve

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have Happy and Blessed Easters!!

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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)

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment