Tag Archives: Joy

Tis the Season of Holiday Lights

Today is not only the first day of Advent but is also the National Day of Christmas Lights. National Christmas Lights Day 2019 — December 1 It is with this in mind that I offer the following poem: Tis The … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Night In Bethlehem – I

Based in part on Micah 5:2: Once Upon A Night In Bethelhem – I by Michael Romani From Bethlehem will come the king With all the joy that this will bring It’s of His glory that we all will sing … Continue reading

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From the Canyon’s Heart

A poem of gratitude #7.  This one is from a sense of gratitude toward the music that came to life from the Laurel Canyon scene.  I think that though I leaned toward progressive hard rock in my music, my lyrical … Continue reading

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Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween

Halloween Poem #31: Run of the Mill Hayride Halloween by Michael Romani From the first snowflake that fell that day It was a near certainty that the tricks at play Would make every headless horseman see and know That this … Continue reading

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Ghosts of A Thousand Ages

We can learn a lot from history. Ghosts of A Thousand Ages by Michael Romani The ghosts of a thousand ages Tell the truth of a thousand sages Stepping to the ledge, window shopping The fireworks inside are heart stopping … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Realize That True Happiness Lies Within You

“Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. … Continue reading

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Give Thanks In the Morning For All You Have and If You Find No Reason, the Fault Lies In Yourself

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in … Continue reading

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In the Middle of…

Life is what happens when you’re making plans about plans you’ve been making while others unravel and well.. ummm Life Happens!  Flow with it and grow! In the Middle of… Michael Romani Life.. is as beautiful Sometimes.. even wonderful Then … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be Attentive and See That Each Moment Is Filled With Joy and Happiness

“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness.  If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh      

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