Tag Archives: Hope

In Preparation For Journey

Another poem from the sermons on the dock series: In Preparation For Journey by Michael Romani In the preparation for journey There are steps meant for me Putting my house in order is right As I approach Heaven’s light To … 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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Happy Veterans Day 2019!

Aloha Promises Forever is taking this moment to memorialize and honor all veterans around the world and their families, but particularly those in the United States and Canada for their valor, sacrifices and duty in the service of freedom and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Cannot Hope To Build A Better World Without Improving the Individuals

“You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end, each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being … Continue reading

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First Principles: History Is A Book With Many Pages Filled With Acts of Hopefulness and Meaning

“But I see history as a book with many pages–and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning.” – George H. W. Bush    

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Fields of Kindness

As this season of thankfulness and gratitude begin, I am examining thoughts about intention, kindness and even picking up a book tomorrow morning about having humility in discussions to increase peacefulness and argue less when dealing with others who have … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Bedlam

Halloween Poem #30 (the blog got messed up yesterday and I had to get it fixed by WordPress help – special thank you to the nice person who helped me!!) Ghosts of Bedlam by Michael Romani Sometimes staying the course … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is Only One Race, The Human Race – And We Are All Members of It

“I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one ‘race’ – the human race – and that we are all members of it.” – Margaret Atwood    

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We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Are the World’s Most Valuable Resource and Its Best Hope For the Future

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – John F. Kennedy    

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