Tag Archives: Meaning

First Principles: May Our List of Virtues Include Curing Ourselves of Pride and Becoming More Humble

“My List of Virtues contain’d at first but twelve: But a Quaker Friend having kindly inform’d me that I was generally thought proud; that my Pride show’d itself frequently in Conversation; that I was not content with being in the … Continue reading

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A Ninja’s Ways

Rumor has it that a burger place is behind December 5th being named International Ninja Day!  I think the odds are this is true.  But it doesn’t change a thing about how I’m choosing to see it. 🙂 A Ninja’s … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Discover the Truth and Achieve A Higher Spiritual State Is the True Meaning of Ninja

“Looking for the meaning of life, one man can discover the order of the universe. To discover the truth, to achieve. a higher spiritual state, that is the true meaning of ninja.” – Masaaki Hatsumi      

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Thankfulness For the Season

A poem in gratitude #17: Thankfulness For the Season by Michael Romani Memories of letters written By the likes of me and you To a certain man in red Depending on how written Always brought a toy or two Thoughts … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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First Principles: History Is A Book With Many Pages Filled With Acts of Hopefulness and Meaning

“But I see history as a book with many pages–and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning.” – George H. W. Bush    

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Fields of Kindness

As this season of thankfulness and gratitude begin, I am examining thoughts about intention, kindness and even picking up a book tomorrow morning about having humility in discussions to increase peacefulness and argue less when dealing with others who have … Continue reading

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Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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In Defense of Human Reason

Too many people have forgotten the processes of empirical observation and its accompanying reasoning as the basis for real science.  This insistence of substituting in dogma and speculation in the name of a hijacked science and failure to adhere to … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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