Tag Archives: Peace

Sentenced Prayers

Based in part on Philippians 4:6-7: Sentenced Prayers by Michael Romani Sentenced prayers that take us there Succinctly take us further than may appear As God’s Children we are never alone The company of the holy knows its own Non-stop … Continue reading

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In the Roll of Self Control

Based in part on 1 Cor 9:24-27: In the Roll of Self Control by Michael Romani In the songs of our sweet redemption We find out way to sacred contemplation In this race all the runners will have run But … Continue reading

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Blue Print of the Grand Design

Based in part on the Book of Ephesians: Blue Print of the Grand Design by Michael Romani Taking on the armor of God as my protection Withstanding the Devil’s darkest intentions Wearing a helmet of my undeserved salvation Bearing the … Continue reading

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On Coming Home Again

Is death just returning home again?  Some say so.  I don’t know. On Coming Home Again by Michael Romani It’s a matter of fact There’s no going back Only moving ever forward Hoping this moment takes us toward The new … Continue reading

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Still the Monkey Grins

The world has a monkey on its back.  It’s the darkness inside us all. Still the Monkey Grins by Michael Romani Born innocent Victims to the sins The sins of the father Eden’s fall set the precedent Banished, cast before … Continue reading

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The Gentleness In Us

Based in part on Philippians 4:5: The Gentleness In Us by Michael Romani The Wizard announced his greatness Dorothy responded with her meekness Not a cowering bit of quiver But with the strength to make evil shiver This thing we … Continue reading

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An Actor’s Creation

Acting like writing like playing a musical instrument is a creative act and in so creating some begin to believe a little more about themselves than they should.  This isn’t to say that what they’ve created in mimicry shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer

Gossip is the insipid breeding ground from which must wickedness is born. Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer by Michael Romani Past affections become reshaped into their own hardened melody Layers of self composed invective write a cheat sheet rhapsody Projection of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Less You Respond To Rude, Harsh People, The More Peaceful Your Life Is

“The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people, the more peaceful your life will become.” – Charlie Brown          

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Stubbed Toe Pride

Pride and stubbed toes often go together in the most unlikely but problematic combinations. Stubbed Toe Pride by Michael Romani With all the stubbed toes aside It’s hard to run when filled with pride Strong words said as accusations fly … Continue reading

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