Tag Archives: Harsh

Tribalisms of Empathy

Society’s kindness has gone markedly down as we tend to polarize and communicate online via social media more.   It’s sort of sparking a lot of interest, particularly in these times of social isolation,  in getting folks to begin dialoging … Continue reading

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A New Found Treasure

There are things in this world that are priceless and not replaceable.  There are things given a value that outweighs their worth.  But the greatest treasure is that which cannot be taken and only given. A New Found Treasure by … Continue reading

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It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled

December 3rd is both National and International Disability Day.  In honor of this: It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled by Michael Romani As I pull in to park at the facility I feel a dreaded sense of vulnerability It’s … Continue reading

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Thankfulness For the Armor of God

A poem in gratitude for our creator #18: Thankfulness For the Amor of God by Michael Romani When I look into the mirror It no longer takes a seer To see that I am not the enemy But am still … Continue reading

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Uncured Affliction

Mona Lisa smiled, but, why? Uncured Affliction by Michael Romani One voice whispers in the darkness Different than others given to harshness Times remembered; meeting eye to eye With the kind of truth, you cannot deny Doctor won’t you cure … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Frozen Infinity

The challenge brought last night was to write a poem about snow, ice, winter, spring and all the things these things bring.    Who knew that albatrosses also mate for life?  I didn’t know…. and…Here’s my attempt: Frozen Infinity by … Continue reading

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Beginning To Heal

In the 21st century as research into Quantum physics and all that goes on and has become combined with a turn from the mechanical and toward biology.  It is a fantastic era to live in.  So much promise and so … Continue reading

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Deep Marsh Roses

Though often thought creepy, the deep marsh definitely holds its beauty. Deep Marsh Roses by Michael Romani When poised with the question of the deep marsh Most people think first in terms of things harsh But, were you to ask … Continue reading

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Virtue In the Vicious

Virtue In the Vicious by Michael Romani I don’t want to start a rumor Especially not one that might prove a tumor Wracking its damage on our society But looking back on the pages of history I will stand true … Continue reading

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