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Together We Praise

Together We Praiseby Michael DoyleWe look together toward the futureThinking on those things to nurtureLike spending time in full devotionWe live lives deeper than the oceanWalking together as our tribe of lifeWalking together toward peace, away from strifeHand in gentled … Continue reading

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First Principles: Jesus Replied: “Love the Lord Your God With All Your Heart and With All Your Soul and With All Your Mind”

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’”– Matthew 22:37 (New International Version)

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Scrambling On God’s Path

Scrambling On God’s Pathby Michael DoyleIt was a Sunday morning scrambleWhen with his words at a rambleThe minister began to tell his taleHoping somehow the truth will prevailHoping to bring his congregationCloser to the heart of God in aggregationGod’s grace … Continue reading

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Living At Our Recall

Living At Our Recallby Michael DoyleAll around the world of praiseThe hands of glory lift and raiseSouls filled with challenges metHave no time or need for regretServing our part in the gloryDoing our best to live by the storyIn looking … Continue reading

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Staying On the Straight Street

Staying On the Straight Streetby Michael DoyleNo longer timid sure sureThat the gates of Heaven will prevailSo that no longerWill the gates of Hell prevailThis broken worldNeeds a brave churchOur banners unfurledVictory is seized from the lurchAs Paul met JesusBlinded … Continue reading

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On Being the G.O.A.T….

On Being the G.O.A.T….by Michael DoyleHow to be the greatest of all timeIs to go beyond that easy rhymeAnd move past our selfish natureGrowing in the Lord and becoming matureStanding in life judging one anotherDebating who is best among all … Continue reading

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Blessed, Broken, and Given

Blessed, Broken, and Givenby Michael DoyleWe live in the era of the offendedWhile we’ve forgotten that we’re friendedBy a friend who teaches in His storyThe ways to move past offense into gloryHave a sharp mind in every interrogationFinding discernment in … Continue reading

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In the Process of Confession

In the Process of Confessionby Michael DoyleKeeping reality and the Bible in contextIs a paradigm that constantly correctsTo keep truest meaning in its placeThroughout our lives, it’s a truth to embraceGod answers prayers in His timeTo do otherwise would be … Continue reading

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A Lament for Michael the Archangel

A Lament of Michael,the Archangelby Michael Doyle The day after celebrating the birth of a daughterI return again to the celebration of the FatherRevisiting instruction in the ways of the kingdomAnd a memory of the better man that I’ve become … Continue reading

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Dropping the Wrong Attitude

Dropping the Wrong Attitudeby Michael DoyleTaking a deep breath with communityA moment to bring this to realityEvery day lived in our true measureLiving dignified even under pressureCrossing the valley of well-renown despairApproaching Gethsemane, the place of whereBeauty and brokenness are … Continue reading

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