Tag Archives: Peace

Thought For the Day: Arms Are For Hugs, Not Killing

“I like to say that arms are not for killing. They are for hugging.” – Betty Williams, peace activist, Nobel laureate (b. 22 May 1943)      

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Path of Opportunity

John 12:12-16 Path of Opportunity by Michael Romani Meandering on down the narrow road Doing things now as I’ve been told All of this, my path of opportunity Taken as it is revealed to me Riding in on a triumphant … Continue reading

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Poem For the Healing

Poem For the Healing by Michael Romani Looking from a distance for clarity I offer this prayer in all sincerity That whatever troubles bind you Are not enough to ever blind you That resting inside God’s healing hand Is the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Mother Is the Truest Friend We’ll Ever Have

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rivulet

There are moments in life never meant to forget Like the moments spent out on peaceful rivulets Like the time I saw the swans in a family way The smiles that brought really made my day They say swans mate … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Genie

In learning to expect the unexpected With all of its nuances as life is inflected There it is waiting to be quietly reflected With all of its magic mysteriously injected I see the genie has somehow been let out To … Continue reading

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First Principles: Peace Is Better Than War; War Is Better Than Tribute

“It is a principle incorporated into the settled policy of America, that as peace is better than war, war is better than tribute.” – James Madison, 1816        

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First Principles: The Federal Government Should Be Most Focused On External Goals

“Another not unimportant consideration is, that the powers of the general government will be, and indeed must be, principally employed upon external objects, such as war, peace, negotiations with foreign powers, and foreign commerce.” – Joseph Story (1833)     … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Cannot Shake Hands With A Clenched Fist

“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India (1917-1984)      

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Stillness In Fear

Based on Matthew 30:6 Stillness In Fear by Michael Romani Fear can at times be useful But most times it’s not It’s better to blissful Blessed with what we got No need to feel overwhelm With our Father at the … Continue reading

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