Tag Archives: Journey

Himalayan Journey

  Himalayan Journey by Michael Romani Far from the bustling cities of China Is a tale of life in all of its glory The spirits are lifted on the backs of cranes In the springtime of this magical story Mountains … Continue reading

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A Family Mystery Uncovered

On this sixth day of Christmas, my daughters and I have sat down with Write the Story to write our third story based on the theme of A Family Mystery Uncovered.   There is really no real reason for why we skipped … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Homer – Book XXII of The Odyssey

Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed both The Odyssey as well as Homer.  These materials should be reviewed for further information.  With respect to today’s reading, please see below. One fascinating facet of this tale is of course how the journey … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is From God That We Gain Our Intended and Useful Vocations

“May the father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths, and make us in all our several vocations useful here, and in His own due time and way everlastingly happy.” — George Washington (1790)     … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Confess

Lately, I’ve got a little something on my mind About how I keep on running just a little behind It seems that there is something that I must confess My attempts at my resolutions this year have been a mess … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Struggle For Truth Is Hard But Worthy

“On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Risky

A message for two princesses: It’s a risky business this forest we call life Filled with wonder and filled with strife But if you keep the path, I think you’ll find It’s better to step forward than be left behind … Continue reading

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Whittling Away

Wednesday night’s sermon was based on Psalm  34:8.  The following poem is based on the sermon. Whittling Away by Michael Romani Sharpening the focal Looking at the local In the midst of a journey To strengthen you and me Constantly … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It’s the Moments That Make Up the Years

“People forget years and remember moments.” -Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947) The years roll on by us.  It’s the moments in each year that make the journey memorable.  There is no argument there.   Time is fascinating that … Continue reading

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Sandhill Crane Sentimentality

Sandhill Crane Sentimentality by Michael Romani It’s coming to be that time again The night air grows cooler and thin As leaves of Autumn change again I find my memories rolling in Each fall it had become a tradition Each … Continue reading

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