Tag Archives: Ideals

The Dark Days of Great War

American History marches on into World War I. The Dark Days of Great War by Michael Doyle Like a thunderstorm in the darkest night The Great War descended in Europe’s sight Suddenly, it seemed that August night All of its … Continue reading

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On Becoming A World Power

American history continues as the United States advanced post Civil War into the early 1900s, our strength grew and with it wisely or unwisely we expanded our foreign policy out into the world with all its challenges good and bad. … Continue reading

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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Keeping your mind on the positive and away from the negative is trick of life well worth the learning.  It is so easy, too easy, for my mind to turn toward the negative.  But when I keep my mind and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Focus On Your Ideals and Believe That People Are Good At Heart

“I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.” – Anne Frank, Holocaust diarist (12 Jun 1929-1945)    

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Kindness, Beauty and Truth Light Your Way

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.” – Albert Einstein      

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Happy Independence Day, America!

Wherever life may find you, be blessed and happy, my fellow Americans and those who love America around the world!  Today marks the first Brexit in favor of freedom and liberty!!  Celebrate this day in memory of the fine Americans … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Rispetto – Making America Great Again Rispetto

How remiss of me, I forgot to post that I attended the Short Form Poetry Workshop this past Tuesday.  The form studied this week is the Rispetto: How do you write a Rispetto • 8 lines broken into 2 stanza … Continue reading

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