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Stirred Up In Recipe

Stirred Up In Recipeby Michael DoyleIt is hard to be ecstaticAbout a man who acts erraticNor is there a thrill in Bernie’s weekendThat gives anyone a reason to pretendThat we have any reason left to be reverentAbout just choosing something … Continue reading

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Falling In the Darkness

Falling In the Darknessby Michael DoyleWhatever your beliefI do not mean you griefPlease don’t be annoyedWhen I explain about the voidThat some see and believeBecause it is what they conceiveBetween God and brother manThat confuses us when it canSome react … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The World Makes Way For the Man Who Knows Where He Is Going

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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First Principles: There Is Not A Man Living Who Wishes More Sincerely Than I DO, To See A Plan Adopted For the Abolition of Slavery

“There is not a man living who wishes more sincerely than I do, to see a plan adopted for the abolition of [slavery].”  – George Washington (1786) When you hear the nonsense spouted by the 1619 Project or any of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Man Is Most Nearly Himself When He Achieves the Seriousness of A Child At Play

“Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.” – Heraclitus, philosopher (500 BCE)

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Hands Tell the Story

Hands Tell the Storyby Michael DoyleSmooth and sultryThe jazz flautistSmooths out her linesSoothing like a silk mysteryThe jazz flautistBlows our mindsWhile somewhereIn that over thereA man watches a womanWishing he might persevereAnd didn’t know the fearLike only a man in … Continue reading

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On the Altar of My Life

On the Altar of My Lifeby Michael DoyleIn every moment, even or oddYou put me together, Lord GodIn every flaw and every breakYou have eased every single acheYou have shown me the truthLived every moment since my youthEvery shame of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Takes the Highest Courage To Utter Unpopular Truths

“The authoritarian sets up some book, or man, or tradition to establish the truth. The freethinker sets up reason and private judgment to discover the truth… It takes the highest courage to utter unpopular truths.” – Herbert Spencer (1820-1903)

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Pure Love

Pure Loveby Michael DoyleWhat is Pure LoveBut the giving of loveWithout expectationWho is Pure LoveBut the giver of loveTo a man who felt undeservingBut has given this loveWith her full heartWhat is Pure LoveBut to live in humilityAll the days … Continue reading

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