Tag Archives: Mercy

We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Supreme Being Rules Mankind’s Affairs Whose Goodness and Mercy Follow the American People

“I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek … Continue reading

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Ways of Survival

In the long and short of it, life is really about survival. Ways of Survival by Michael Romani And so at once, we reach our arrival That everything that happens is about survival Each Fall we are reminded of this … Continue reading

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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Satan’s Kiss

Madness knows no mercy. Satan’s Kiss by Michael Romani Loneliness becomes her friend The only one on which to depend In a chosen profession of glory A mild confession is given in story To hold belief in once upon As … Continue reading

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Woken Facade

There are times and places filled with spaces when you see there is a lot of darkness behind smiling faces…Sometimes in those places, you make mistakes you wish you could take back and cannot. Woken Façade by Michael Romani As … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Forgiveness

Turns out that forgiving is the healthy thing to do, not just for others, but for yourself as well: On the Importance of Forgiveness by Michael Romani Emotional blockages put us ill at ease And this manifests itself in physical … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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Even To This Day

Based in part on a life lived between worlds and still finding hope and dreaming dreams… Even To This Day by Michael Romani It was a dark night The darkest night And you were crying And I was crying And … Continue reading

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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