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Thought For the Day: Every One of Us Is Precious In the Cosmic Perspective. If A Human Disagrees With You, Let Him Live

“Every one of us is precious in the cosmic perspective. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.” – Carl Sagan, astronomer and writer (9 Nov 1934-1996)

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Thought For the Day: Monsters Are Real, and Ghosts Are Real Too. They Live Inside Us, and Sometimes, They Win

“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” -Stephen King, novelist (b. 21 Sep 1947)

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Never Give Up

A poem written dedicated to my daughters in conjunction with the last class in a series on building resilience in life and to encourage them to chase their dreams always! Never Give Upby Michael DoyleLife like a Rembrandt paintingIs meant … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Purpose of Life Is To Live It, To Taste Experience To the Utmost, To Reach Out Eagerly and Without Fear For Newer and Richer Experience

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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Love Was There

Love Was Thereby Michael DoyleAlong the country roads of my youthI learned a few jokes and a lot of truthSinging along with the radio showA lot joy there and it continues to flowSo many smiles built on memoryTimes spent with … Continue reading

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Looking For Words

Looking For Wordsby Michael DoyleI see you looking for wordsBut more than the wordsYou want to read the actionsThat bleed like a rose with satisfactionMaking a difference, plain to seeTo live, love, and dream is to beOne with this universal … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Great Man Is He Who, In the Midst of the World, Keeps With Perfect Sweetness the Independence of Solitude

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the world, keeps with perfect sweetness the … Continue reading

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Take the Dice and Roll

Take the Dice and Rollby Michael DoyleEvery choice that we makeCould be the wrong oneMake it anyhow!The best shot we takeCould miss the targetTake it anyhow!Wrong or rightIf you couldn’t live with youIf you didn’t do as you mightDo what … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Good Fiction Creates Empathy

“Good fiction creates empathy. A novel takes you somewhere and asks you to look through the eyes of another person, to live another life.” – Barbara Kingsolver, novelist, essayist, and poet (b. 8 Apr 1955)

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Speck of Dust

Speck of Dustby Michael DoyleThis speck of dust on which we restIs the speck of dust that is our testUnwritten laws frame our mindsAnd what is left when we no longer findThat the laws written serve us wellAnd that we … Continue reading

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