Tag Archives: Mind

First Principles: Every Effort Should Be Made To Encourage and Exalt the Children To Become Their Best Potential

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Nothing Is So Contagious As Opinion Formed In the Mind of Distrust

“Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which, being susceptible of very different glosses, beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” – James Madison (1790)      

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Do All We Can To Elevate Our Children’s Minds and Character

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and … Continue reading

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First Principles: A General Education of the People Will End Tyranny and Oppression of Mind and Body

“Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)      

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First Principles: We Must Stand Firm Over Every Form of Tyranny Over the Minds of Mankind

“I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)    

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Thought For the Day: Advice Is Like Snow

“Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. “-Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet and philosopher (21 Oct 1772-1834)    

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Love Triology: 2 – To Dance This Dance

Part 2: To Dance This Dance by Michael Romani To notice you in the light How your eyes sparkle so bright Not knowing the ways of this dance Only knowing I wish you fine romance And that in this romance, … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Bayou

The whispers only outnumber the will ‘o wisps down in the bayou… Down In the Bayou by Michael Romani Whisper, whisper just loud enough And behind your listening ear It’s that tingle of anticipated fear Like the leaves falling this … Continue reading

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On The Importance of Love

Heard a wonderful sermon today based on: 1 Corinthians 13 New International Version (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues[a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. … Continue reading

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