Tag Archives: Journey

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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Flood Protection

Luke 6:47-49 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+6%3A47-49&version=NIV Flood Protection by Michael Romani Beyond the shallows of the surface There is a life lived with Holy purpose Applying the words we have read Keeping these thoughts in my head It gives me that special flood … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Odyssey, Book 10 – Homer

We have discussed the Odyssey and Homer on a previous post.  Due to pending evening visitation with the two princesses and a need to spend time with Ally prior to this, please enjoy the reading and the listening linked below.  Promise … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Get Ahead, Get Started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Agatha Christie Not to be trite.  But, it’s that simple.  Even the longest journey starts with the very first step.  If you never take it…. you’ll never make it.  But, you’ll be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Decide Who To Be Then Be It

“I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific.”  – Lily Tomlin It does not matter where you are on your journey today.  If you or I are to be the very best of who we … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day 2017

This year, World Oceans Day is today, June 8, 2017.  But, when you’re a surfer like I grew up being the ocean is a central focus every day and for good reason.  It’s been my home away from home for … Continue reading

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To Sierra, On Turning Eight

To Sierra, On Turning Eight by Michael Romani There with your sweet, twinkling eyes Playing with thoughts in your dazzling mind You always seem to find new surprise While leaving no teddy bear behind You, with your Shirley Temple grin … Continue reading

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