Tag Archives: Lesson

Ten Generations Lesson

This poem is based in part on Genesis 6:5-14 and the lessons derived from the life of Noah and the ten generation curse that walked us from the Garden of Eden to the great flood. Ten Generations Lesson by Michael … Continue reading

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Listening To God

There are times I come to find that I wish I had listened more deeply and with much thought before acting instead of always being caught in reacting.  It seems a lesson that I continually learn.  The mistakes made have … Continue reading

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Power of the Moon

There is a tidal pull to the moon that is nothing short of miraculous. Power of the Moon by Michael Romani The children must learn The power of the moon Pulled by tides we earn Our keep from the ocean’s … Continue reading

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Blown Away

I guess it’s not much of a confession to say that I love art and the arts, right?  Have you ever looked at what it takes to create blown glass art?  Years ago, at an amusement park I know of … Continue reading

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Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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Fallen Through Time

Life continues its lessons, it seems. Fallen Through Time by Michael Romani Sometimes it’s an alien world In which my flag is unfurled Bravely proclaiming my stance Feeling the sting of each lost chance Beckoned into the 21st century I … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness III

The Lord shows His kindness is His Yes, His No and His Wait.  All things that happen, happen with purpose.  It’s important in our growing to consider this perspective no matter how personally unsettling things get or are. Cultivating Kindness … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie’s End

At the end of many an Oriental meal, there is that tidbit of sweetness and fortune told.   My last one reads,” (D)o not wish to be anything but what you are and try to be that perfectly”.  … and … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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