Tag Archives: Mind

Thought For the Day: Everyone Confesses That Exertion Which Brings Out All the Powers of Body and Mind Is the Best Thing For US

“Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much … Continue reading

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In the I-IV-VII

In the II IV VIIby Michael Doyle In the I IV VIII just might playMy way to blues heavenBut I wouldn’t want to really say. It’s just another moment in this dayTroubles found and troubles goneNo real matter to how … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Use Your Voice For Kindness, Your Ears For Compassion, Your Hands For Charity, Your Mind For Truth, and Your Heart For Love

“Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.”  – William John Bennett

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Among the First Casualties

Among the First Casualtiesby Michael DoyleAmong the first casualties of warIs the promise that love will live onAnd if something goes wrong, lovers will love moreThe white heat of passion burns until it’s goneA touch, a line, a singular traceA … Continue reading

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First Principles: Man, Once Surrendering His Reason, Has No Remaining Guard Against Absurdities The Most Monstrous

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind. With such persons, gullibility, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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Muted In Discovery

Muted In Discoveryby Michael DoyleMuted, frightened screamOverheard on the data streamStill recovering from Covid isolationUnable to leave the habitationFiltering fragments in questionFeelings born in their hesitationCrimes hint at interpretationThere is something lost in this conceptionThinking in terms of last exclusionThere … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the Small Matters Trust the Mind, In the Large Ones the Heart

“In the small matters trust the mind, in the large ones the heart.” -Sigmund Freud, neurologist, founder of psychoanalysis (6 May 1856-1939)

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First Principles: America’s Glory Is Not Dominion But Liberty

“[America’s] glory is not dominion, but liberty. Her march is the march of the mind. She has a spear and a shield: but the motto upon her shield is Freedom, Independence, Peace. This has been her declaration: this has been, … Continue reading

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Seder For This Human’s Grace

Seder For This Human’s Graceby Michael DoyleIn fulfillment of the command that God GaveWe honor the Lamb who came with intent to saveIn humble response to our redemption from sinOn this 15th day of Spring’s coming once againOn this altar … Continue reading

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