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Thought For the Day: Be Not Too Hasty To Trust or Admire the Teachers of Morality; They Discourse Like Angels But They Live Like Men

 “Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality; they discourse like angels but they live like men.” – Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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Well Seasoned Days

Seasoned Daysby Michael DoyleMay your daily conversationFilled as it is with God’s graceBe one of spiritual connectionAnd welcoming to God’s embraceSeen in the faces of the pastIs the dreamers of vast legacySeizing the days that would not lastBut knowing each … Continue reading

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The Death Head of Night

The Death Head of Nightby Michael DoyleThere in the darkest of the 20th CenturyWere pages to learn from in our historySuch evil as was darker than the nightWhere our traditions still bring us lightNo matter what the king tells usTruth … Continue reading

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Engulfed In A Church of Transition

Claude De Bussy’s music started a tonal revolution that brought with it an entirely different way of looking at music.   It’s simply amazing in its tonal fluidity and how it transformed art music. Debussy’s Engulfed Cathedral:   Engulfed In A … Continue reading

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To Escape the Warren

More or less dedicated to A Watership Down: To Escape the Warren by Michael Doyle In the beginning Rabbit gained his tricks There on the path of winning Played out like a guitarist’s licks Each to have their meaning Captive … Continue reading

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With the Turning of the Screw

Legend is replete of those who live and die by the sword, all in the name of honor and glory.  It is a noble story. With the Turning of the Screw by Michael Doyle Bitterness born of grief The warrior … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie’s End

At the end of many an Oriental meal, there is that tidbit of sweetness and fortune told.   My last one reads,” (D)o not wish to be anything but what you are and try to be that perfectly”.  … and … Continue reading

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Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … Continue reading

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Questions For A New Year

It seems like maybe a good time to pause a moment and ask ourselves about our walk and whether it matches our talk may just the time we’re at now, the beginning of a new year. Based in part on … Continue reading

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