Tag Archives: Ideas

Manuscripts Don’t Burn

Day 22 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The optional prompt being to use an idiomatic phrase from another language or popular in another country as a starting point. Manuscripts Don’t Burn by Michael Doyle Years ago when I was younger Words ate … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Words

Words are such powerful things – especially when you’re not finding the right ones… Alchemy of Words by Michael Romani Standing just before the threshold Hand to heart then hand to ground At peace as each journey unfolds I reverently … Continue reading

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Approached Threshold

When you approach sacred places and times and spaces do you appreciate the transformative moment you are in? Approached Threhold by Michael Romani Growing up in the present age We are encouraged to seek after sages Seeking our shifts in … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Communication

The city is a place of connection in its own way.  Fusions of thought and experiences blend into that special something that helps the creative process. Sidewalk Communication by Michael Romani Hustled and bustled to the point of hassled The … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Only the Ideas That We Actually Live Are of Any Value

“Only the ideas that we actually live are of any value.” – Hermann Hesse      

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First Principles: Americans Combine Christianity and Liberty So Intimately That It Is Impossible to Conceive One Without the Other

“The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other.” – Alexis de Tocqueville    

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Thought For the Day: To Have A Good Idea Have Lots of Ideas

“The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.” – Linus Pauling, chemist, peace activist, author, educator; Nobel Prize in chemistry, Nobel Peace Prize (1901-1994)    

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Rabbit In A Snow Storm

In Winter, a bunny will take calculated risk to get supper.  This is despite knowing the cold winds and snow.   This is done despite knowing others are hungry too.  Life can be like that… Rabbit In A Snow Storm … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Attempted Censorship Often Honors the Superiority of An Idea

“The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself.” – Joseph Sobran (1946-2010)      

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Thought For the Day: Shed Dead Ideas Like Dead Leaves

“Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves!” -Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (22 Nov 1869-1951)        

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