Tag Archives: Power

To Be Crucified

Based in part on Mark 14:43-15:20: To Be Crucified by Michael Romani Testimony no matter how persistent Becomes question when it’s inconsistent Because of this we should speak plainly When telling of the fulfillment of prophecy So it was in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Unlimited Power To Tax Necessarily Is the Power To Destroy

“An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” – John Marshall (1819)    

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Relative Complicity

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 12 asks that we who take up the challenge of finding something dull that we’re willing to give away.  Well, sorry, but I’m twisting this into something that can never be owned, only given and that is so … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Is More Often Abridged By Gradual and Silent Encroachments Than By Violent and Sudden Usurpations

“I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” – James Madison      

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The Beauty of Healing

Learning more about how belief shifts biology in connection between mind and body led to this spilling out on my notepad… The Beauty of Healing by Michael Romani The mind body connection Stimulates the immunity It’s a matter of chemistry … Continue reading

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A Prayer For the Healing

No use whining about life’s complications really, right?  So let me just encourage everyone to love when they can and cry when you feel it’s needed. Keep your hearts open and find that bit of truth that works to make … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Believe In the Power of the Imagination

“I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.” … Continue reading

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First Principles: Power Is the Essence of Government and Ever Liable To Abuse

“The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.” – James Madison (1829)      

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First Principles: The True God Exists As Father, Son and Holy Ghost and the Scriptures Are His Revelation

” I believe that there is one only living and true God, existing in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, the same in substance equal in power and glory. That the scriptures of the old and … Continue reading

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