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River Rain

River Rainby Michael DoyleAs a gift from the CreatorThe rain fills into the riverBringing new life just begunWith a toss of dice, it’s wonLike a raindrop fills the creekWords become love we dare to speakSpilling out like a timeless riverInto … Continue reading

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Hiding From Sins

Hiding From Sinsby Michael DoyleAcross a desert filled with mortalityA lonely creature seeks its immortalityAbove the canyon and ridden on the ridgeDeath itself holds its own bridgeQuestions run vast in seeking realityMonsters of a kind collide eventuallyIn an attempt to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Nothing Is So Contagious As Opinion, Especially On Questions Which, Being Susceptible of Very Different Glosses, Beget In the Mind A Distrust of Itself

“Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which, being susceptible of very different glosses, beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” – James Madison (1790)

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Weren’t Those the Teenaged Years?

Weren’t Those the Teenaged Years?by Michael DoyleThe teenaged yearsOf Saturday night solitudeWas a parade of smiles and tearsAnd many dramasWaiting to intrudeInto the happiness that cameAnd that provided the frameIn moments of ShakespeareThat kept us awakeMaking us braver than our … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Sometimes the Questions Are Complicated and the Answers Are Simple

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss

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Planting Churches

Planting Churchesby Michael DoyleAs we look around on these troubled daysWe’re living through chaosIn a million different waysWe’re wishing for the innocenceWe once knew in times beforeWhen godly people lived as in in His presenceNow it seems life moves in … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

A Father’s Loveby Michael DoyleA young girl hurtsWith the soul of a womanWhy doesn’t anyone understandA father listens, alert -Doing the best that he canSilently, he offers his handShe dries her eyesWhile he simply listensTo the questions on her mindHe … Continue reading

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Nothing Better Than You, Lord

Nothing Better Than You, Lordby Michael DoyleEven as I walk through shadowThere’s something that I knowYour love will always surround meEven when I don’t deserve your sympathyWhen my life becomes ashesAnd my spirit tears with the thrashesThe fight and battle … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: By Dividing the Voters Through the Political Party System, We Can Get Them To Expend Their Energies In Fighting over Questions of No Importance

“By dividing the voters through the political party system, we can get them to expend their energies in fighting over questions of no importance. Thus by discreet action we can secure for ourselves what has been so well planned and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: As the Pain That Can Be Told Is But Half A Pain, So the Pity That Questions Has Little Healing In Its Touch

“As the pain that can be told is but half a pain, so the pity that questions has little healing in its touch.” -Edith Wharton, novelist (24 Jan 1862-1937)

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