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Thought For the Day: Let Kindness, Beauty and Truth Light Your Way Giving Courage to Face Life Cheerfully

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.” – Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate (14 Mar 1879-1955)    

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Further Destiny

Who are we to deny who we really are? Further Destiny by Michael Romani In a shivered ship of cold He sang a song remembered from old Ever bitter in its minding Lost without hope of finding That knife blade … Continue reading

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Walk Alone

When Satan fell to the Earth, he did not fall alone.  It takes that one brave enough to stand against these forces of evil… Walk Alone by Michael Romani When Satan fell from heaven He did not fall alone In … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Villanelle

Milkwood’s  Poem A Day #7 is at best very difficult.  The form is the Villanelle.  The word prompt is ‘tide’. The villanelle consists of: “19 lines. Two rhymes. Two lines that repeat. Six stanzas – five are three lines each … Continue reading

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Couple of Couplets To Get It Right

Poem A Day #3 is the rhyming couplet form. From Wikipedia: “A couplet is a pair of successive lines of metre in poetry. A couplet usually consists of two successive lines that rhyme and have the same metre. A couplet … Continue reading

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Finding My Way Home

Based in part on Joshua 5: Finding My Way Home by Michael Romani Finding peace in all my trouble Hurrying along on the double Knowing that God is on my side Dwelling in this absent pride Hard times sometime come … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Returning Hate For Hate Only Multiples Hate

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Counseling Is Best Approached As Reminding the Person of Things Forgotten, Not Unable To Be Seen

“When you counsel someone, you should appear to be reminding him of something he had forgotten, not of the light he was unable to see.”  – Baltasar Gracian, writer and philosopher (8 Jan 1601-1658)      

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One Way Destination

Based in part on John 14:6: One Way Destination by Michael Romani What is preached will be lived in Lessons learned even though forgiven Constantly serving as lessons learned We thank you for all that’s discerned In every way we … Continue reading

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You Can’t Own (A Child of God)

As we stand perched on the edge of a new month, this poem is dedicated to the brave souls who fought together as brothers and sisters in Jones County, Mississippi, dedicated to the proposition that each person is equal before … Continue reading

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