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Thought For the Day: All Life Is Sacred

“There Is A Seamless Web to Life…All Life Is Sacred…”. – Nat Hentoff

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Thought For the Day: To Be Ignorant of What Occurred Before You Were Born Is To Remain Always A Child

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Body of Clay, A Mind Full of Play, A Moment’s Life – That’s Me

“A body of clay, a mind full of play, a moment’s life — that’s me.” -Harivansh Rai Bachchan, poet (27 Nov 1907-2003)

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Blind Side

Blind Sideby Michael DoyleFour seconds from the snap of the ballA life can change in ways we’ll later recallIn four seconds, a life can really changeAs the players on the field rearrangeBut such players come along for the rideWith nowhere … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Slept and Dreamt That Life Was Joy. I Awoke and Saw That Life Was Service. I Acted and Behold, Service Was Joy

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” – Rabindranath Tagore, philosopher, author, songwriter, painter, educator, composer, Nobel laureate (1861-1941)

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None of This Matters

None of This Mattersby Michael DoyleNone of this mattersBecause none of this is realCloaked in our tattersIt’s just another day in HellGod’s given insightInto the battles we must fightScattered in the ashes of the nightWe somehow hold onto the lightThe … Continue reading

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In Full Stomp (On Satan’s Head)

In Full Stomp (On Satan’s Head)by Michael DoyleLift the cross and trust in the FatherThough the steps seem sometimes fartherWe must walk away from things of enmityKeeping united to love in all its entiretyLife does come with things that painDespite … Continue reading

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First Principles: Democracy Will Soon Degenerate Into An Anarchy That Every Man Will Do What Is Right In His Own Eyes and No Man’s Life Or Property Or Reputation Or Liberty Will Be Secure

“[D]emocracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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Illuminating Light

Illuminating Lightby Michael DoyleEvery day is a new dayOf goodness felt in celebrationTo be lived in every wayWith the utmost fascinationRegardless of expectationLife comes just as it willHowever direct in contemplationEach day has its own unpaid billIt is all in … Continue reading

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Installation

Installationby Michael DoyleIn this race of recurrenceMay we run it with enduranceThe baton passes in every generationThere is a strategy in this venerationLaying hands to pass authorityThis is the way of the legendaryTime passes in legs of this raceMaking changes … Continue reading

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