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Thought For the Day: People Hate As They Love, Unreasonably

“People hate as they love, unreasonably.” – William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist (18 Jul 1811-1863)

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Wonder Expressed Within Five Words

Wonder Expressed Within Five Wordsby Michael DoyleIts in the habits of faith we liveTaking each day catching what it givesOn seeing Christ we believeDoubting as we do as we self-deceiveFeelings revealed in wounds feltThere in the good reasons dealtDenying as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mental Toughness Is the Ability To Accept the Fact That You’re Human and That You’re Going To Make Mistakes…And You Don’t Let Your Mistakes…Keep You From Doing the Very Best That You Can

“…(D)o you know what mental toughness is? Well, mental toughness is the ability to accept the fact that you’re human and that you’re going to make mistakes – lots of ’em – all your life. And some of them are … Continue reading

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Let’s Rest Here A Little While

Let’s Rest Here A Little Whileby Michael DoyleLet’s rest here a little whileYour hands in mineYou give me reasons to smileAs my thoughts refineWhat it is I feel deep insideAs I look into those eyesTalking soft as we confideThe love … Continue reading

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Is Reverence So Alien?

Is Reverence So Alien?by Michael DoyleAnd there it is againStated with righteous persistenceTrust is the necessary bondBehind peaceful coexistenceToo may ills bleed from greedArising in forms of aggressionPeace is easy enough to heedWhere love answers the questionsConflict splinters away all … Continue reading

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Another Whispered Truth About Love

Another Whispered Truth About Loveby Michael DoyleListen very closelyClosely to me as I say thisOur love is our strengthIt is not our weaknessIt’s a not so hiddenSacred kind of truthHeld openly with hopeBurning from our youthThough life often teaches usHow … Continue reading

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Once There Was A Beginning

Once There Was A Beginningby Michael DoyleOnce there was a beginningWhere two could end up winningA smile shared on a sunny dayYou really shook my blues awayYour two lips were surely meant for kissingAnd now here we are caught in … Continue reading

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Lessons In Life’s Suffering

Lessons In Life’s Sufferingby Michael DoyleSpring isn’t the sameWhen love has been lostSorrow calls out the nameBut refuses to pay the costThe thing held sacred as follyTouch the inner workings of the soulA moment away from devotionHas the depth of … Continue reading

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Cinderella of the Pacific

A friend of mine invented a 5 line form of poetry in honor of Cinco de Mayo this year. At a short form poetry workshop tonight, I turned this into five verses of this and wrote the following in recollection … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill-Turned Vaccination

Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill Turned Vaccinationby Michael DoyleFather, will you be alright? But of course, I will my dearsWith one hundred three point three, who might I fooling?The fire blazes hot inside, but not as deep as my … Continue reading

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