Tag Archives: Integrity

Thought For the Day: Pray That Fairness, Honesty and Civility Will Crowd Out Division and That Integrity Will Take the Place of Self-Aggrandizing Posturing

“Pray that fairness, honesty, and civility will crowd out division and that integrity will take the place of self-aggrandizing posturing. Pray for an educated citizenry to hold our representatives accountable. ” – Nate Jackson

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The Times We’re Living Through

The Times We’re Living Throughby Michael DoyleThe times we’re living through are not permanentStill, I need you to this solid sentimentAs a Christian, it is okay to grieve and lamentIn these days, this is a place that has become intimateSometimes … Continue reading

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Life Worth Living

Life Worth Livingby Michael DoyleI’ve never been one given to chanceDetermined to rise above my circumstancesAs a child of God driven by destinyTaking this challenge as my legacyHeaven holds all of my best treasureGod first, then family, is my measureA … Continue reading

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Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)

Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)by Michael DoyleIn all of my wishes of grayToday is just another dayI’m another year olderBut no less the bolderCreated in my confessionIs my long ago connectionThat I’ll never be older than I feelWith … Continue reading

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Pressure Put On Coal

Pressure Put On Coalby Michael DoyleLike a herd of deer comes crashing inFalling like a gift from the skyFalling like snowflakes as it’s Christmas againAnd the angels sing their hallelujah replySnow clouds form again and yet there is no snowStill, … Continue reading

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In the Truth of Poetry

In the Truth of Poetryby Michael DoyleLife, it seems in as far as it is reachableIs filled with those moments that are teachableOne of the most powerful of lessons to learnIs the ability to quick study, determine and discernA poem … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Integrity Is Doing the Right Thing Even When No One Is Watching

“Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.” – C.S. Lewis

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Thought For the Day: One of the Truest Tests of Integrity Is Its Blunt Refusal To Be Compromised

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.” – Chinua Achebe, writer and professor (16 Nov 1930-2013)

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First Principles: No Man Is Allowed To Be A Judge In His Own Cause, Because His Interest Would Certainly Bias His Judgment, and, Not Improbably, Corrupt His Integrity

“No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity.” – James Madison (1787)

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First Principles: Personal Security and Private Property Rest Entirely Upon the Wisdom, the stability and the Integrity of the Courts of Justice

“Personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.” – Joseph Story (1833)

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