Tag Archives: Integrity

On Being A Disciple

On Being A Disciple by Michael Romani It hasn’t been lost on me That following Christ can seem costly But its rewards are priceless And not just a bit of niceness What it is that I give That it is … Continue reading

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Life’s Loving Song

Last night’s Wednesday night sermon was based on https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Proverbs+3%3A5-8&version=NIV Proverbs 3:5-8New International Version (NIV) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart     and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him,     and he will make … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be A Person of Integrity Always

“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” – George Washington    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Golden Sayings of Epictetus – Epictetus

The Golden Sayings of Epictetus are drawn from the teachings of the slave Epictetus by his pupil, Arrian, and published as Discourses  and Enchiridon.   The essential breakdown is that philosophy is a way of life not just a theory.  To be at … Continue reading

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Unshackled

Last night’s sermon was centered on 1 Peter 4:7.  This reads as: http://www.biblica.com/bible/niv/1-peter/4/ The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. Being ever mindful of this and the surrounding … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Paint the Truth In Broad Strokes (and In Fine Detail Too)

 “There is room enough for a natural painter. The great vice of the present day is bravura, an attempt to do something beyond the truth.” –  John Constable The way this quote actually read in context before shortened to accommodate … Continue reading

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Day 27: A Taste of Tokyo

Day 27 brings the challenge of writing a poem based on some conception pertinent to ‘taste’ and it’s impression that it has made on our lives in some manner.  After a lot of swirling around in the chaos of my … Continue reading

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