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First Principles: In Our Private Pursuits It Is A Great Advantage That Every Honest Employment Is Deemed Honorable

“In our private pursuits it is a great advantage that every honest employment is deemed honorable.” – Thomas Jefferson (1795)

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Thought For the Day: Once In Our World, A Stable Had Something In It That Was Bigger Than Our Whole World

“Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.” – C.S. Lewis 

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First Principles: However Weak Our Country May Be, I Hope We Shall Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” -Alexander Hamilton (1790)

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As I Lay My Head Down

As I Lay My Head Downby Michael DoyleWrapped up in the depths of your soulAs we talk along our evening’s strollI see my heroes inside your heartEasily seeing what sets you apartYour words as you touch me deepWhisper you are … Continue reading

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First Principles: However Weak Our Country May Be, I Hope We Shall Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” -Alexander Hamilton (1790)

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To Find A Friend

The world is a sometimes scary place, particularly when it comes to the heart, isn’t it? To Find A Friend by Michael Doyle To find a friend In this friendless world Toward this end I lay fetal and curled Is … Continue reading

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To Find Peace

So many movies and books predict nothing but darkness and gloom in our future.   Maybe that’s easy enough to understand with the fact that we so often seek force rather than reason to overcome past and present hurts.  But, maybe … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Falling, But In Rising Every Time We Fall

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius      

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First Principles: Our Obligations To Our Country Never Cease But With Our Lives

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” – John Adams    

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Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse

I heard an interesting global reading of Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  From this contrasted with the pandemic lockdown came: Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse by Michael Doyle As is the way of many a hero’s journey Enduring the … Continue reading

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