Tag Archives: Opportunity

On the Third Day

On the Third Dayby Michael DoyleThe Holy Spirit brings us powerBut we bring tenderness to this hourEaster then is the pinnacle of gloryAs we tell the tale of the resurrection storyGod is the business of setting things rightHe paid for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America Is Another Name For Opportunity. Our Whole History Appears Like A Last Effort of Divine Providence In Behalf of the Human Race

“America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine Providence in behalf of the human race.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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Cicero Speaks On Becoming Older

Cicero Speaks On Becoming Olderby Michael DoyleLife passes through many a stageUntil calumniating in old ageIt’s a folly to hold this in despiseWe’d be better off to open our eyesCicero offers us his philosopher’s lookIn his writing of many a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Courage Is the Greatest Of All the Virtues… If You Haven’t Courage, You May Not Have An Opportunity To Use Any of the Others

“Courage is the greatest of all the virtues. Because if you haven’t courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.” – English author Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

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Even the Mother of God

Even the Mother of Godby Michael DoyleEven the mother of God was humanTaking her steps best that she canWhen she became chosen with careThis world’s savior to carry and bearGabriel appeared in dead of the nightTelling her the truth and … Continue reading

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Birds Aren’t Real

Birds Aren’t Realby Michael DoyleSpoken with a sense of zealIs the thought, “Birds Aren’t Real”Youth joins together to upendA disturbing sort of the worse trendIn an age of misinformationGen Z links arms across the nationEngaged in a case of absurdismWith … Continue reading

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Radically Reversed

Radically Reversedby Michael DoyleReversing the brokenness of circumstanceTo give sacred life to its every chanceKnowing that those who have less are not lessHowever much life’s moments might be a messThe most hurting present are our familyBlessed be this truth in … Continue reading

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First Principles: America Is Another Name For Opportunity. Our Whole History Appears Like A Last Effort of Divine Providence In Behalf of the Human Race

“America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine Providence in behalf of the human race.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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Thought For the Day: Art Should Be Like A Holiday: Something To Give A Man the Opportunity To See Things Differently and To Change His Point of View

“Art should be like a holiday: something to give a man the opportunity to see things differently and to change his point of view.” – Paul Klee, painter (18 Dec 1879-1940)

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