Tag Archives: Plan

First Principles: State Governments Retain All Rights of Sovereignty Before Had and Not Exclusively Delegated To the United States

“But as the plan of the convention aims only at a partial union or consolidation, the State governments would clearly retain all the rights of sovereignty which they before had, and which were not, by that act, EXCLUSIVELY delegated to … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Faithful Companion

Based in part on 2 Sam. 7:29: A Faithful Companion by Michael Doyle In a world filled with grief and acrimony God wants to bless our lives through testimony Loving us unconditionally and wanting our best He walks beside us … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: When Planning For Posterity, Remember That Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)      

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Silence Is Our Reply

What was once thought the end is but the beginning and all the words make no difference when silence is our final reply. Silence Is our Reply by Michael Doyle In the black and white of integration There is a … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Casted Cares

A short devotional poem based on a short pier side devotional attended last night with Desiree: Casted Cares by Michael Romani Elijah spent his time of testing Spent in the crucible never resting Time spent alone where he confides Talking … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Delight In the Truth of Sanctuary

Based in part on  Psalms 37:4: Delight In the Truth of Sanctuary by Michael Romani Finding happiness in the Lord to find our desires Keeping our sights on the inspiration of our fire Gathering the cornerstones of our days of … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking Forward With Clarity

Based in part on a 02022020 Sunday sermon.: Looking Forward With Clarity by Michael Romani If your eye is the light of darkness Not too speak too much in harshness But you won’t see so much with clarity That sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Never Look Back Unless You Are Planning To Go That Way

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” – Henry David Thoreau    

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Preparation For Journey

Another poem from the sermons on the dock series: In Preparation For Journey by Michael Romani In the preparation for journey There are steps meant for me Putting my house in order is right As I approach Heaven’s light To … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Collect Call

In humble gratitude, I offer this poem for those moments we feel most challenged in trying to understand the necessary balance of things as a poem of thankfulness #10: Collect Call by Michael Romani It’s moments like these When I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment