Tag Archives: Pride

The Outspokenness of Brokenness

A poem of gratitude #29: The Outspokenness of Brokenness by Michael Romani Lord, if you’ll forgive my outspokenness How do you love us in our brokenness? I get that you died for us on a crucifix Wounded by my own … Continue reading

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Individualism, Love of Enterprise and Pride In Personal Freedom Are the Hallmarks of Americanism

“Individualism, the love of enterprise, and the pride in personal freedom, have been deemed by Americans not only as their choicest, but their peculiar and exclusive possessions.” – James Bryce (1838-1922)    

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The Healing Acceptance of Self

A poem of humility and gratitude # 12: The Healing Acceptance of Self by Michael Romani With gratitude, I accept myself No longer looking for answers from a shelf But, seeking instead to find peace from within Behind that wall … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Bride

Halloween Poem #12: Dracula’s Bride by Michael Romani The master does not want as she has given Feasted into blood, never to be forgiven An eternal kiss shared in the late night As betrayer of truth and hater of light … Continue reading

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Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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Rocky Road To Faith

Based in part on 1 John 1:9: Rocky Road To Faith by Michael Romani There are so many times we scoff in pride Looking at God’s will far from the outside Believing our own path and our will be done … Continue reading

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A Conspiracy of Lambs

There’s a Netflix series called The Family.  I am only two episodes into it but so far I’m  both laughing and somewhat concerned.  The Bible admonishes Christians to pray for our leaders both spiritual and in government.  It is the Christian … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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