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A Dragon Born

A Dragon Bornby Michael DoyleIn the province of Henan, gungfu was bornTo rise to defeat China’s enemies as swornShaolin’s grace side by side with Tai Chi’s schoolBrought honor to their disciples’ ruleA battle head was one of strictly set contestFighting … Continue reading

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Chosen to Live

Chosen to Live by Michael DoylePraying to a God of second chancesRecovering from life breaks and broken romancesWe have become one of the familyThrough the glory and the days of dramedyWe say our prayers in thankfulnessGrateful for God’s role in … Continue reading

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Off Ramp

Off Rampby Michael DoyleFrom dodge ball to full gloryWe live the Christmas storyBridged by that crossOn which God took our lossUnknown is the time and seasonBut what is known is the reasonThat healing of eternal riftIf only we will receive … Continue reading

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To Live Beyond the Grave

To Live Beyond the Graveby Michael Doyle There are things I think onThat I wish not to be goneThere are words I have saidThat might help others ahead it’s these things I would saveTo extend these beyond the graveIn hope … Continue reading

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Struck On A Bridge To Nowhere

Struck On A Bridge To Nowhereby Michael DoyleI’m struck on a bridge to nowhereLooking for a bit of faithfulnessI’m stranded in an unfaithful worldChasing around the circles and nobody caresSuddenly seeing with sight for awarenessFeeling so completely fetaled and curledI’ve … Continue reading

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Truths Seen

Truths Seenby Michael DoyleSilent criesStrident alibisTruths seenFor human beingsCan be mortifyingAs we live death defyingTaking risks at every turnWe live as we learnCareful from feeling the burnYet, it is that we still yearnThe world keeps on turningNever certain what we’re … Continue reading

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Firefighter 54 (In Memoriam for the Death of My Sister)

For those who remember Michele, I offer in her memory on this anniversary of her death:   Firefighter 54 by Michael Doyle   ..Firefighter 54, firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire Department Firefighter 54, Firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: She Who, Through Divine Grace, Lives the Generous Mystery of Birth, the Sacred Plan of Giving Shape and Consciousness to Clay

“She who, through divine grace, lives the generous mystery of birth, the sacred plan of giving shape and consciousness to clay.” – Andrea Bocelli This song was sung by Andrea Bocelli to honor his mother for giving him birth despite … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wish Not So Much To Live Long As To Live Well

“Wish not so much to live long as to live well.” – Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1746

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First Principles: Everyone Wants To Live At the Expense of the State. They Forget That the State Lives At the Expense of Everyone

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.” – Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)

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