Tag Archives: Nature

Walking Talk of Talking Walk

Some say that a nice walk is the best time and way to observe, think and observe.  I see the point of this.  For me, it use to be to go on a nice 10-15 mile run.   Those days … Continue reading

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What Is the Enough?

Of some things, we can never have enough. What Is the Enough? by Michael Romani Of nature, art and poetry All of these things dear to me There is never enough to be enough Nothing in the world can ever … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Rest, Nature, Books, Music and Love For One’s Neighbor Bring Happiness

“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Liberty, Law Becomes Oppression

“Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.” – James Wilson (1790)      

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Quietude Reclaimed

It’s all about connection isn’t it? Quietude Reclaimed by Michael Romani Take a moment to connect In a mind and body redirect Finding ourselves a sense of peace When we take our cares and release All the tension kept inside … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Heart of A Father Is the Masterpiece of Nature

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, Manon Lescaut        

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Thought For the Day: Hearts, Away From Nature, Becomes Hard

“Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the earth is not bereft of four-footed life – that to the white man is an ‘unbroken wilderness.’ But for us there was … Continue reading

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Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite

Light pollution and tricks of manmade light are dulling out the nighttime sky almost irreverently. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Satellite by Michael Romani Looking up to heavens with naked eye Cosmic specks no longer glitter the sky Even outside the dense … 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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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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