Tag Archives: Lose

The Dark Days of Great War

American History marches on into World War I. The Dark Days of Great War by Michael Doyle Like a thunderstorm in the darkest night The Great War descended in Europe’s sight Suddenly, it seemed that August night All of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Way to Find Yourself Is To Lose Yourself In the Service of Others

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”–  Gandhi When I die, I hope this will be said how I have mostly lived my life.    

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is Earned, Respect Is Given and Loyalty Is Demonstrated. Betrayal of Any of Those Is To Lose All Three

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour    

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Thought For the Day: Rushing Into Action, You Fail

“Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. Therefore the Master takes action by letting things take their course. He remains as calm at the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Losing Your Head In A Crisis Is A Good Way To Become the Crisis

“Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis.”  –  C.J. Redwine, Defiance Please take a moment to review a good general summary of what we currently know about the coronavirus.  This is not a … Continue reading

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Moments Spent

Spending time with my girls was an awesome experience as always. Moments Spent by Michael Romani Spending time with these two All of our moments are too few Dreams shaping in their minds Gifts of smiles of which I’ve been … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Beware Lest You Lose the Substance By Grasping At the Shadow

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.” – Aesop (c. 620–564 BC)      

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Tilting Mental Windmills

On bad days, I awake wondering if maybe Don Quixote wasn’t on to something in his belief of pursuing impossible dreams.  Other days, I dare to dream these. Tilting Mental Windmills by Michael Romani Captured frames from your window Map … Continue reading

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Ode To A Mermaid Friend

A new friend who helped me in getting my bearings in the new place I have in SL and encourages me to form a poetry group there is a mermaid.  We were talking about the funny quips she has on … Continue reading

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Ring, Ring Rings the Phone

Today is both National Call A Friend Day and National Chocolate Candy Day!  In honor of this, to paraphrase a military tradition, ‘eat them if you got ’em’ and call a friend if only to tell that person or persons … Continue reading

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