Tag Archives: Lose

Back Chat of Eternal Insomnia

So many of us spend countless hours into the we hours of the night staving off the limited hours until the morning light.  Insomnia and its accompanying sleep exhaustion have claimed many of us and leading into less good than … Continue reading

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Something Somehow Selfish Worn

Based in part on 1 Cor.10:31: Something Somehow Selfish Worn by Michael Doyle There is something selfish in loving the Lord Because He loves us and we’re looking forward To that fellowship we feel here and up above And know … Continue reading

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Texas 1836

I have always found American history fascinating in all of our legends and tales, tall or not. Texas 1836 by Michael Doyle Texas, Eighteen Hundred Thirty Six Thousands of Americans invited in Finding their place in desert sand and sticks … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Continuing in a series of poems about the establishment of our republican form of government and life under the rule of law as set out in our constitution: Consent of the Governed by Michael Doyle The standards are set by … Continue reading

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Renewal of Vows

Dedicated to my best friend and lady, Desiree: Renewal of Vows by Michael Doyle Emotionally connected Physically dedicated The feelings run deep Knowing love is for keeps Talking points of love Have me thinking of What it takes to make … Continue reading

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The Reagan Renewal

American History continues through the Reagan presidency: The Reagan Renewal by Michael Doyle By the late 70s, the Conservative movement formed a coalition Not all were of the same mind, but it combined of its own volition Seeking smaller government … Continue reading

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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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