Tag Archives: Harshness

Looking Forward With Clarity

Based in part on a 02022020 Sunday sermon.: Looking Forward With Clarity by Michael Romani If your eye is the light of darkness Not too speak too much in harshness But you won’t see so much with clarity That sometimes … Continue reading

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The Outspokenness of Brokenness

A poem of gratitude #29: The Outspokenness of Brokenness by Michael Romani Lord, if you’ll forgive my outspokenness How do you love us in our brokenness? I get that you died for us on a crucifix Wounded by my own … Continue reading

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Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … Continue reading

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Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness I

When life gets down to the fundamentals, isn’t kindness what we most need?  Like so many say, be that change. Cultivating Kindness I by Michael Romani In this world, filled with sin And perhaps too much blindness One clarion thought … Continue reading

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On the Edge of Nowhere

For all my life, November has been marked as a time for contemplation and gratitude on all the blessings that come our way and somehow seldom receive the focus they should.   This includes for those fighting the good fight. … Continue reading

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Warning Signs Unheeded

Based in part on 2 Timothy 3:12 Warning Signs Unheeded by Michael Romani In my desire to live a Godly life I have opened myself up to strife From those who would prosecute And slander me to my ill repute … Continue reading

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Dystopian Masses

Looking at the headlines on my homepage, it sure seems the world is increasingly a dark place with too much wrongfulness going on.  In part, this was written in reply to what seems to happening. Dystopian Masses by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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