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Samson IX

Continuing the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (IX) by Michael Romani In the rocky passage of history There are signs of Divine certainty When God’s voice has spoken clear Stilling waters and calming … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … 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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First Principles: Federal Law Must Be Equitable To All Parts of Our Nation

“History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice … Continue reading

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Time Awaits A Hero

Joseph Campbell might have something to say on this journey… Time Awaits A Hero by Michael Romani Long before the dawn of written history Mankind has sought to build community Combined with free will, it’s not easy to do this … Continue reading

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The Faith of the Grail

Knight means servant.  In today’s mockery of history, that’s overlooked.  It’s in my heritage.  Certainly, I am flawed as well.  Let’s hope that in the end the things I struggle for are remembered with greater fondness? The Faith of the … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nicholas Day!!

Yes,Virginia and everyone else, there really is  basis for the traditions of Santa Claus.  Little is provable but there is little question about the basic history. Two interesting resources that might be worth viewing are found here: http://www.arthuriana.co.uk/xmas/ and https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=371Continue reading

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The Greatest of All Time

Often in discussing sports and things, people talk in terms of who is the greatest of all time.  That’s never made much sense to me.  We can never know who is up and coming for example as to why… The … Continue reading

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Warrior Unknown

More light of truth shines on the valor of the few than ever before in history.  Yet, as always, the unknown warriors are those who more than often make the rulers who they are. Warrior Unknown by Michael Romani It … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Duty, Honor, Country, Service and Sacrifice Are the Hallmarks of Veterans

“My estimate of him was formed on the battlefields many, many years ago, and has never changed. I regarded him then, as I regard him now, as one of the world’s noblest figures; not only as one of the finest … Continue reading

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