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Thought For the Day: Returning Hate For Hate Only Multiples Hate

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence … Continue reading

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One Way Destination

Based in part on John 14:6: One Way Destination by Michael Romani What is preached will be lived in Lessons learned even though forgiven Constantly serving as lessons learned We thank you for all that’s discerned In every way we … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … Continue reading

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Samson (XII)

Bringing the series to it’s conclusion.  This then provides a bit of a nexus with King David and I think also how it interrelates with the very life of Jesus.  The finale of the retelling of Samson and Delilah, as … Continue reading

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First Principle: In Being Humble, Imitate Jesus and Socrates

“Imitate Jesus and Socrates.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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Understanding Our Blessing

Based in part on Luke 2 and Matthew 1: Understanding Our Blessing by Michael Romani So very worthy of our praise We stand fixed with our gaze God’s goodness understood As it is intended as we should In the beginning … Continue reading

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The Faith of the Grail

Knight means servant.  In today’s mockery of history, that’s overlooked.  It’s in my heritage.  Certainly, I am flawed as well.  Let’s hope that in the end the things I struggle for are remembered with greater fondness? The Faith of the … Continue reading

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Lessons For Advent

Based in part on James 2:23: Lessons For Advent by Michael Romani Jesus is the friend whose friendship will never cease Jesus is the friend whose love will never decrease We need a reminder of this especially in this season We … Continue reading

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Grace In Prayer

Based in part on Matthew  26:44: Grace In Prayer by Michael Romani In our prayer of asking We seek in our tasking To get through our trials We trust in our arrival Through all the bleakness Unafraid to speak this … Continue reading

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Happy St. Nicholas Day!!

Yes,Virginia and everyone else, there really is  basis for the traditions of Santa Claus.  Little is provable but there is little question about the basic history. Two interesting resources that might be worth viewing are found here: http://www.arthuriana.co.uk/xmas/ and https://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=371Continue reading

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