Tag Archives: Humanity

Kyrielle of Empowerment

The Milkwood Poem A Day #10 is the Kyrielle.  The word prompt for day 10 is ‘element’. “Kyrielle is a French form inspired by a Christian devotional tradition, the Kyrie.” “Like that call-and-response liturgical form, the kyrielle poem has a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Have A Moral Responsibility To Protect God’s Creation For Generations To come

“We have a moral responsibility to protect God’s creation for generations to come.“  – Nancy Pelosi Precisely, Ms. Pelosi.. stop right at that juncture and you couldn’t be more right.  Which is why Nicki Haley responded what immediately came to … Continue reading

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Hunting Himmler – A Found Poem

Milkwood’s Poem A Day #6 is the Found Poem form and has as its word prompt “gravity”. A found poem is quite literally that.  Scanning through the written material of others a little snatch of verbiage here and there catch’s … Continue reading

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We Who Would Be Gods

Some folks believe that we stand on the verge of a merger between man, machine and artificial intelligence.  They espouse this prerogative as a next step in the evolution of mankind.  Intriguing isn’t it?   Some easily evident pluses.  A … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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First Principles: Justice, Humanity and Christianity Demand the End of All Slavery

“Justice and humanity require it [the end of slavery] – Christianity commands it. Let every benevolent . . . pray for the glorious period when the last slave who fights for freedom shall be restored to the possession of that … Continue reading

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Darkness In Sight

In the end times, there will be shadows that walk among us whose sight will inspire fear, hopelessness and much darkness by their mere sight.  Are you ready to take this test and come out alright?   I hope so. … Continue reading

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Just A Little Broken

Based in part on… life…. and Psalm 34:18: Just A Little Broken by Michael Romani Down at the church, I heard it spoken That all of us are just a little broken You know, I couldn’t deny it I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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A Family

There is family by biology.  Then there is family by choice.  In many instances who is to say which is the deepest tie.  Biology and kinship are interesting in their perspectives, aren’t they? A Family by Michael Romani When life … Continue reading

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Death Plays For Sympathy

Half time score:  Benign!  There’s a biopsy I can live with…. Death Plays For Sympathy by Michael Romani In the feigned victory Of death played for sympathy The gods whisper at the score Fatalistically wishing, wanting more To feel right … Continue reading

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