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Treasure From A Book

Last of the poems inspired by watching that wonderful tale, Paddington 2.  Maybe, in some ways,  I am still a child at heart.  But, I think everyone should watch this movie! Treasure From A Book by Michael Romani Every train comes … 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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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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Extra Little Something

Isn’t it funny how it’s usually the little things that make up our memories and bring up to the magic that is truly in Christmas? Extra Little Something by Michael Romani It’s there in all the things we take up … Continue reading

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Caged In Differences

Another poem inspired by Mowgli came about as Mowgli seeks to reintegrate into the man village.  It seems that many of us cage ourselves by definition dwelling on the things that separate us rather than sharing in the commonalities.  None … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Is So Invisible As An Unpleasant Truth

“To most of us nothing is so invisible as an unpleasant truth. Though it is held before our eyes, pushed under our noses, rammed down our throats — we know it not.” – Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)      

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Eloquence of the Nothing Said

Sometimes whispers speak fairly loudly. Eloquence of Nothing Said by Michael Romani There’s an eloquence In the nothing said Sweet hand of Providence Rested upon his head Whispers of sacred not Abides the man who believes Wrapped in a simple … Continue reading

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First Principles: Laws Are Made For Men of Ordinary Understanding To Be Construed By Ordinary Rules of Common Sense

“Laws are made for men of ordinary understanding and should, therefore, be construed by the ordinary rules of common sense. Their meaning is not to be sought for in metaphysical subtleties which may make anything mean everything or nothing at … Continue reading

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Pray Without Ceasing

Based on Philippians 4:6-7: Pray Without Ceasing by Michael Romani Being anxious for nothing As we pray on all things Always without ceasing And ever increasing Living an attitude of prayer Keeping God’s presence there Wrapped up in moments Releasing us … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Sleeve

I have next to nothing in my pockets And still even less up my sleeve Yet, I’m not afraid to talk it There is time enough to grieve Better still there is time to believe And in so doing yet, … Continue reading

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