Tag Archives: Pillars

Thought For the Day: The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Freedom – They Are the Pillars of Society

“The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom — they are the pillars of society.” – Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906)

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For Bill of Rights Day

For Bill of Rights Dayby Michael DoyleTo embark on teaching history of the pastEngages us with the things that lastThe best way of doing this of courseIs to teach things right from the sourceBefore going further, let me just sayHappy … Continue reading

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What Fools Lament…

What Fools Lament…by Michael DoyleWhat fools lament, wise men cherishForever vigilant that our ideals won’t perishLiving life in recycled cinema outtakes playedWe stand up boldly and unafraidHolding tight against things that shouldn’t beThe quietly spoken pillars of our communityShed chances … Continue reading

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Idylls of the Progressive Age

Continuing in this look at American History. Idylls of the Progressive Age by Michael Doyle Theodore Roosevelt rose to the presidency Upon the assassination of William McKinley A cowboy rode into the White House that day Formidable and enthusiastic in … Continue reading

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An Indictment of the 20th Century

We have lived through the bloodiest and cruelest century of mankind’s history.  God surely must be crying. An Indictment of the 20th Century by Michael Doyle Einstein insisted God did not play with dice While other insisted God needed no … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whenever the Pillars of Christianity Are Overthrown, Our Republican Government and All Blessing From It Will Fall With Them

“To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness, which mankind now enjoys…Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government – and all blessings which … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Influence of Christianity That Has Brought Civil Freedom and Social Happiness Which Mankind Enjoys

“To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness which mankind now enjoys…. Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government, and all blessings which … Continue reading

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