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Thought For the Day: You Can Preach A Better Sermon With Your Life Than With Your Lips

“You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.”  – Oliver Goldsmith, writer and physician (10 Nov 1730-1774)    

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The Paradox of Being

A poem of gratitude #9 for all that God has brought into my life, all the lessons learned and the love felt as blessings along the way. The Paradox of Being by Michael Romani It’s there in our perspective Being … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Kindness

In a world where so much can be had, perhaps the one thing we might best give to others and ourselves is intentional kindnesses. Thoughts On Kindness by Michael Romani With loving thoughts and gratitude I embrace the world with … Continue reading

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Bearing Our Witness

Based in part on Acts 7:55-56: Bearing Our Witness by Michael Romani Here we are to give our witness Showing in our walk out bit of fitness All in all given in strength and humility Testifying in life as part … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Do Not Underestimate the Power of Kindness To Turn A Life Around

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia   … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Bedlam

Halloween Poem #30 (the blog got messed up yesterday and I had to get it fixed by WordPress help – special thank you to the nice person who helped me!!) Ghosts of Bedlam by Michael Romani Sometimes staying the course … Continue reading

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The Unflinching Eye

Halloween Poem #29: The Unflinching Eye by Michael Romani We drink a toast among us Because it is what’s done and simply because To the unflinching eye of the intellectual soul It is most gratifying to have death under our … Continue reading

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Given To the Fire

Halloween Poem #24: Given To the Fire by Michael Romani Gazing on the precious cross Given to the fire with a toss One soul stood itself alone But, oh so, very lost and alone As if her heart were suddenly … Continue reading

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Tears In Misted Eyes

Halloween Poem #21: Tears In Misted Eyes by Michael Romani Tears in his misted eyes A monster cries as his child dies While the mother prays her lullaby It’s all the watcher can do to sigh Life like a twisted … Continue reading

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First Principles: Hold Fast To the Bible As the Sheet-Anchor of Our Liberty

“Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet-anchor of your liberties; write its precepts in your hearts, and practice them in your lives.” – Ulysses S. Grant    

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