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First Principles: To Model Our Political System Upon Speculations of Lasting Tranquility, Is To Calculate On the Weaker Springs of the Human Character

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 34, 1788

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Firefighter 54 (In Memoriam for the Death of My Sister)

For those who remember Michele, I offer in her memory on this anniversary of her death:   Firefighter 54 by Michael Doyle   ..Firefighter 54, firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire Department Firefighter 54, Firefighter 54 This is Ashland Fire … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … 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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Clockwork Integration

Lately, I have been thinking a little on the healing processes.  Combined with modern age philosophy, it’s giving me pause and cause to think. Clockwork Integration by Michael Romani A little boy unfairly afflicted Who could have really predicted That … Continue reading

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Blue Print of the Grand Design

Based in part on the Book of Ephesians: Blue Print of the Grand Design by Michael Romani Taking on the armor of God as my protection Withstanding the Devil’s darkest intentions Wearing a helmet of my undeserved salvation Bearing the … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Govern Based On Hopes For Lasting Peace

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)        

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