Tag Archives: Humility

Thought For the Day: It Ain’t Braggin’ If You Can Back It Up

“It ain’t braggin’ if you can back it up”. –– Dizzy Dean I tend to prefer humility.  But sometimes,, there is a thing or two to learn from and think on stated by the brash among us.  This is, I … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 7: Backsliding Blues

Having to backtrack just a little bit to keep up with the site’s challenges.  I will admit that I have found this year’s challenges more than a little weird.  I don’t do weird very well.  But, I guess that makes … Continue reading

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Coda: A Eulogy For A King

Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated on April 4, 1968.  In his honor and to memorialize in some small way his life and legacy: Coda: A Eulogy For A King by Michael Romani Born into a world of brutality In … Continue reading

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The Eyes of the Lord

Based on Psalms 34:15-17 The Eyes of the Lord by Michael Romani Over and over the Bible tells What the eyes of God reveals Every way that we might turn There in every lesson learned All of His children are … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday 2018

Palm Sunday 2018 by Michael Romani In the mindset of the times A saint’s acts could be crimes But even the king had come To learn of the coming Kingdom Wall to wall in observance Passover spoke of perseverance To … Continue reading

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A Sermon Well Lived

A Sermon Well Lived by Michael Romani In a pattern that is somewhat helical Billy spread the good word as evangelical Now that God has called for the end of his era The world can only pray that isn’t an … Continue reading

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Byzantine Beats

Byzantine Beats by Michael Romani On the northwestern shore of Galilee There on its very highest point Was where 8 maids milked lessons needed Beatitudes presented that must be heeded With two loaves and fish in a makeshift mass Was … Continue reading

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Seven Points of Beatitude (Sapientia)

Seven Points of Beatitude by Michael Romani As the ghosts of one year floated by to be received In a clarity of slumber of one refusing to be self-deceived I had turned on the television intending to rest a moment … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Gremlin

Take it from an old military man, there is no gremlin Be it domestic or straight from the gated Kremlin That should be allowed to destroy our sense of peace Let’s find grace today and from our troubles release At … Continue reading

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First Principles: Gratitude Prepares Our Hearts For Further Blessings

“And I do recommend that together with our Thanksgiving, humble Prayer may be offered to God, that we may be enabled, by the subsequent obedience of our Hearts and Manners, to testify the sincerity of our professions of Gratitude, in … Continue reading

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