Tag Archives: Long

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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Remember To Forget

Remember To Forgetby Michael DoyleAs long as there is lifeThere is, at least, some hopeRegardless of our strifeThis helps us to quietly copeThose things that bring us to edgeWe need to forgive as our sinThat which as brought us to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Lest I Keep My Complacent Way, I Must Remember Somewhere Out There A Person Died For Me Today. As Long As There Must Be A War, I Ask and I Must Answer; Was I Worth Dying For?

“Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer; was I worth dying for?”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Revival

Revivalby Michael DoyleMoving past day-to-day survivalPraying for our nation’s revivalMiracles out of nowhere displayedEven if somewhat a bit delayedThe Holy Spirit moves us forwardNever retreating but ever towardThe spiritual awakening we findSalvation wants no one left behindReviving the lowly and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Christmas Will Always Be As Long As We Stand Heart To Heart and Hand In Hand

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Suess

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Two of A Pair

Two of A Pairby Michael DoyleThat life would change and I’d be blessedWas something, I’d never have guessedUntil that day you looked my lonely wayLeaving me breathless and hoping to sayThat there might come some magical dayWhen I knew that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: So Long As the Human Spirit Thrives On This Planet, Music In Some Living Form Will Accompany And Sustain It

“So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it.” – Aaron Copland

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Gift A Parent Can Give A Child Is Unconditional Love

“The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love. As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There’s nothing wrong with tough love, as long as … Continue reading

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Engulfed In A Church of Transition

Claude De Bussy’s music started a tonal revolution that brought with it an entirely different way of looking at music.   It’s simply amazing in its tonal fluidity and how it transformed art music. Debussy’s Engulfed Cathedral:   Engulfed In A … Continue reading

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Indiana Back Hills

I am not sure really how Google’s mapping GPS works.  It usually gives me the most direct and quickest route to my destination.  On my way home last night, I received directions that could not have possibly have been the … Continue reading

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