Tag Archives: Practice

Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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Thought For Today: There Can Be No Public Or Private Virtue Unless the Foundation of Action Is the Practice of Truth

“There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.” – George Jacob Holyoake (1817-1906) I disagree with most of what this man stood for without some compromise of his root beliefs … Continue reading

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First Principles: Practice Virtue In Yourself and Encourage It In Others

“Righteousness alone can exalt [America] as a nation. Reader! Whoever thou art, remember this; and in thy sphere practice virtue thyself, and encourage it in others… [T]he great pillars of all government and of social life: I mean virtue, morality, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The More You Practice Thankfulness, the More You Have To Be Thankful For

“A basic law: the more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for.” – Norman Vincent Peale    

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First Principles: Hold Fast To the Bible As the Sheet-Anchor of Our Liberty

“Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet-anchor of your liberties; write its precepts in your hearts, and practice them in your lives.” – Ulysses S. Grant    

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First Principles: National and Individual Happiness Comes From Love of Liberty; Respect For Laws; Habits of Industry; and Practice of Moral and Religious Obligations

“Your love of liberty — your respect for the laws — your habits of industry — and your practice of the moral and religious obligations, are the strongest claims to national and individual happiness.” – George Washington (1789)    

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Cultivating Kindness III

The Lord shows His kindness is His Yes, His No and His Wait.  All things that happen, happen with purpose.  It’s important in our growing to consider this perspective no matter how personally unsettling things get or are. Cultivating Kindness … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Generally, Societies Flourish and Decline To the Degree These Exercise the Duties of Justice and Humanity

“As a general truth, communities prosper and flourish, or droop and decline, in just the degree that they practise or neglect to practise the primary duties of justice and humanity.” – William Henry Seward, Secretary of State, Governor, and Senator … Continue reading

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