Tag Archives: Knees

The Clock Keeps Ticking

The Clock Keeps Tickingby Michael DoyleFrom that pristine sense of momentWhen we come out of the wombThe clock starts tickingWith all its joy and tormentWe become the life in the roomMaking things happen through our kickingIt is in building the … Continue reading

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Way Maker

Way Makerby Michael DoyleDiscouraged as we sometimes areWe continue to follow the North StarKnowing the battle belongs to God’s victoryAs we look back on the mountains of historyWe have nothing really to fearWe have seen this, year after yearThe righteous … Continue reading

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With Favor Upon Us All

With Favor Upon Us Allby Michael DoyleStanding together in our worshipGiving our reverence to His kingshipThe Lord above takes controlSecuring as He does our every roleSurrounding us with and in His presenceFilling our lives with His blessingsHis is the truth … Continue reading

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In Community

In Communityby Michael DoyleComing together in communityFulfills our need for familyAnxiousness brings rise to dangerAs to each other we have become strangersViolence takes away from us allDestruction only brings pride’s fallWhen we forget our relationsWe only bring sorrow to our … Continue reading

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Together We Will Stand

Together We Will Standby Michael DoyleThere is now in this time of historyA grain going against the orthodoxyThat states that the power rests in populismDespite the modern move against nationalismToday, a certain set wishes our knees to bowAs if to … Continue reading

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Faithful and Good

God’s words fill our souls like some sort of universal melody at times. Faithful and Good by Michael Doyle Faithful and good in what you do to me Filling my heart with your melody Every beat of my heart is … Continue reading

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On Attempting To Be A Good Father

As Father’s Day approaches, I am thinking a lot on what it means to be a father to my two daughters.  I am woefully aware that as they approach their teenage years, there are things I might have said and … Continue reading

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To Yet Be Wiser Than Yesterday

I can only wish, right?  We can only wish?  Well.. maybe some wishes do come true? To Yet Be Wiser Than Yesterday by Michael Doyle A held tongue leaves time to think Observing those things to be observed These often … Continue reading

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Soldiers From the Heart

Based in part on Matthew 5:6: Soldiers From the Heart by Michael Doyle Blessed are those who hunger and thirst For the righteousness of God foremost and first For all of these shall be fully satisfied Because in the countersign … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: He Who Has Struggled Constantly With His Ills Becomes Hardened Through Suffering and Yields To No Misfortune

“Bodies grown fat through sloth are weak, and not only labour, but even movement and their very weight cause them to break down. Unimpaired prosperity cannot withstand a single blow; but he who has struggled constantly with his ills becomes … Continue reading

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