Tag Archives: Learn

On the Pathway

On the Pathwayby Michael DoyleOn the pathway of my recoveryThere was the load of self-discoveryFining out who I was and had leftWas, at times, my positive half-stepThe mistakes made, I had to learnThe stripes I have, I had to earnEvery … Continue reading

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Cobblestoned Memories

Cobblestoned Memoriesby Michael DoyleCobbled together in our memoriesAre the pictures of our communitiesThe pages drying out as historiesWe will one day look on as our legaciesTalking in our circled tomorrowsFinding drops of happiness in our sorrowLearning from each other to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Tell Me and I Forget. Teach Me and I Remember. Involve Me and I Learn.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Thought For the Day: I Learned That Courage Was Not the Absence of Fear, But the Triumph Over it. The Brave Man Is Not He Who Does Feel Afraid, But He Who Conquers That Fear

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – former South African President Nelson Mandela

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Ungrateful

Ungratefulby Michael DoyleThere is in core functionalityAn awakened and new sense of realityIt’s another bit from our biologyThat we’re given over to our technologyWe all have our half-hidden flawsDecidedly difficult as nature’s lawsThat breaking our loops is difficultAnd when we … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

Stay the Courseby Michael DoyleStanding rooted in our visibilitySeeing beyond our vulnerabilityLead out in example of God’s flowIs the only star we should followShifting hearts torn from GodInto doubts that are feeling oddJealously looking with envious eyesThough we know from … Continue reading

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Autumn Skies

Autumn Skiesby Michael DoyleTo sail on Autumn’s skyTo learn to love in fantasyTo love without questioning why To spend this love, just you and me…These are the moments that I cherishSpent in listening to your dreamsMemories of which will never … Continue reading

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Eudaimonia

Eudaimoniaby Michael DoyleAs a matter of virtue and philosophical inquiryAristotle unveiled many a treasured mysterySetting eudaimonia as the telos of human lifeTranslated toward peace and against strifeInvestigations into the dream of pure reasonTurning the colors of each passing seasonThe functionality … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The More Original A Discover, the More Obvious It Seems Afterward

“The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterward.” -Arthur Koestler, novelist and journalist (5 Sep 1905-1983)

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Thought For the Day: The Budget Should Be Balanced, the Treasury Should Be Refilled, Public Debt Should Be Reduced… Lest Rome Become Bankrupt

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again … Continue reading

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