Tag Archives: Overcome

Na/GloPoWriMo 5: To Be me, Not You

Day 5 arrived yesterday about the same time that I upped my running (albeit at a very slow pace) to an hour of running.  There’s my excuse and I’m keeping with it.  It’s hard to write a new poem when … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Look Up to the Stars, Not Down At Your Feet

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist.  Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Grasp

Looking in from the confused but not so distant outside It must have seemed I was grasping from the riptide Flailing around while drowning on apparent dry land That’s what a deep lack of oxygen will command One minute I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Should Be Raised Strong Enough To Withstand Tryanny

“Make men large and strong and tyranny will bankrupt itself in making shackles for them.” – Rev. Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)      

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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First Principles: Promote the Well Being of Your Community

“I have always, from my earliest youth, rejoiced in the felicity of my fellow-men; and have ever considered it as the indispensable able duty of every member of society to promote, as far as in him lies, the prosperity of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Overcome

How will I overcome the siren’s call Fighting to not take that mistaken fall Her voice fills up my night In a moment of weakness I just might Give in were it not for the knowledge That your love takes … Continue reading

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First Principles: Conflict Overcome Make the Spirit Stronger

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”  – William Ellery      

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Thought For the Day: Strength Comes From Overcoming Adversity

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”  – Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Thought For the Day: We Need Diversity of Thought

“We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.” – Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web In reading through some interesting thoughts from Mr. Berners-Lee this morning, I found much to think on.  Two … Continue reading

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