Tag Archives: Pride

A Lotus Blossoms

In part, I have bene raised around Asian influences.  Then again, in this modern world, perhaps we all are? A Lotus Blossoms by Michael Romani A lotus blossoms in its own way The sun rises on each new day Weakness … Continue reading

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Creed of Worse Behavior

Doesn’t matter color of skin. It matters the quality of your soul. Creed of Worse Behavior by Michael Romani In a sense of worse behavior Seeking desperately for a savior Tossing his hat into the ring Turns out it’s more … Continue reading

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Stages of Gratitude

Life when seen through the lens of a western movie …. Stages of Gratitude by Michael Romani Down the old dusty, winding road A creaky stagecoach takes it’s journey Each passenger an expert and a scold Pressed for wisdom they … Continue reading

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Tender Conspiracy

Thanksgiving, St. Nicholas Day, Christmas, New Year’s Eve… all of these times bring our families together don’t they? Tender Conspiracy by Michael Romani Joined together in tender conspiracy These are the truths found in family Little secrets and jokes that … Continue reading

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Stubbed Toe Pride

Pride and stubbed toes often go together in the most unlikely but problematic combinations. Stubbed Toe Pride by Michael Romani With all the stubbed toes aside It’s hard to run when filled with pride Strong words said as accusations fly … Continue reading

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Stillness of Heart

To self actualize life, I think… requires to first dare to dream.. then to dare more and make strides at making the dream or dreams come true? Stillness of Heart by Michael Romani She headed out West, heeding a platitude … Continue reading

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First Principles: Pride Is Among The Hardest of Our Passions To Subdue

“In reality there is perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, beat it down, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive, and will … Continue reading

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Stitch In Time (Bride of Frankenstein)

A different sort of look at an old story. Stitch In Time (Bride of Frankenstein) by Michael Romani The things we have as we venture Living life as a grand adventure Sometimes it’s more than pride can take When it’s … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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Saving Face

I was reading a look at what it’s like to be a fading star in modern entertainment and how too often the unabashed hedonism leads to the downfall of way too many…. Saving Face by Michael Romani Dwindling fame and … Continue reading

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