Tag Archives: Overcome

Overcoming the Flesh

Overcoming the Fleshby Michael DoyleHow then do we find our wayThroughout our present and everydayWhat then will bring us to joyThan in a buoyancy we can employIt is to live as if fully persuadedTo live the Christian life not evadedBut … Continue reading

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Finding A Seat At the Table

Finding A Seat At the Tableby Michael DoyleFinding a seat at the tableSuch as it is and the best we’re ableBegins with a story of circumstanceIn which every effort acts to enhanceThe dreams that come in planting treesThe roots of … Continue reading

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Learning To Not Be Anxious

Learning To Not Be Anxiousby Michael DoyleTossing and turning without sleepFilled with thoughts that won’t keepThis world is filled with complexityEnough to fill our hearts with anxietyThe restlessness of what we must endureFor all these trepidations there is a cureThere … Continue reading

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The Unfolding Story of the First Christmas Day

The Unfolding Story of the First Christmas Dayby Michael DoyleChristmas didn’t come with a pretty bowIf you didn’t know this, you need to knowThere was a lot of ugly in what became beautifulThe something simple transformed into the wonderfulShepherds were … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Most Intense Conflicts…Are Needed To Produce Valuable and Lasting Results

“The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts, and their conflagration, which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.” – C. G. … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Elitism, Not Racism, Is the Biggest Obstacle In Overcoming Poverty

“Elitism, not racism, is the biggest obstacle in overcoming poverty.” – Robert Woodson

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In What We Do

Allegiance made, let us live our lives in accord with our beliefs.  This poem is based in part on John 16:33: In What We Do by Michael Doyle In Christ, we find our peace While the world has its tribulation … 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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First Principles: I Count Him Braver Who Overcomes His Desires Than Him Who Conquers His Enemies; For the Hardest Victory Is Over Self

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self…” –  Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)      

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To Find Peace

Based in part on Book of Philippians 4:4-7 : To Find Peace by Michael Romani This world is filled with turmoil Where tempers find their boil And peace is so hard to find How did do we leave this behind … Continue reading

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