Tag Archives: Judgment

On the Importance of Forgiveness

Turns out that forgiving is the healthy thing to do, not just for others, but for yourself as well: On the Importance of Forgiveness by Michael Romani Emotional blockages put us ill at ease And this manifests itself in physical … Continue reading

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Parallel Parking Haibun

Poem A Day #5 has the Haibun as it’s form.  The word prompt is ‘parallel’.  That led to some creative thinking on my part.  What does one write about with parallel.. geography or basic driving…. “A Haibun = a prose … Continue reading

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Spiritual Nose Dive

Sometimes there is evil or whispers of evil behind even the seemingly most pristine of situations and circumstances. Spiritual Nose Dive by Michael Romani In the midst of the excavated The truth is revealed in the prevaricated It challenges the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Understand Is Not To Condone

“Understanding a person does not mean condoning; it only means that one does not accuse him as if one were God or a judge placed above him.” – Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and author (23 Mar 1900-1980)    

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…And the Greatest of These

…And the Greatest of These by Michael Romani Ten lords leaped without much of a look To the lessons of love from the Holy Book In a new form of math where ten became two The complexities were broken down … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Treat

Was it childish of me to expect you were my treat That life had done me a favor in allowing us to meet Was it poor judgment on my indiscrete part To believe that you would never break my heart … Continue reading

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First Principles: An Honest Man Is Worth More To Society Than Crowned Criminals

“Of more worth is one honest man to society and in the sight of God, than all the crowned ruffians that ever lived.” – Thomas Paine, in Common Sense (1776)        

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First Principles: Knowing History Is A Great Starting Point In Gauging the Present and Future

“History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mushroom

Deeper than the dark of the forest deep Out beyond where the willows weep The denizens of the woods held a dance Where the funky capped mushrooms got their chance To prove that there is more fun in being a … Continue reading

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