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Holistic Commitment

Holistic Commitmentby Michael DoyleThere is no real culture of lifeWithout the culture of married familyHere in this world filled with strifeThis is not just an empty homilyBut a call for holistic commitmentTo which there should be no resentmentBut a desire … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Intellect of Man Is Forced To Choose, Perfection of the Life, Or of the Work

“The intellect of man is forced to choose / Perfection of the life, or of the work, / And if it take the second must refuse / A heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.” -William Butler Yeats, writer, Nobel laureate … Continue reading

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As If Nothing Else Matters

As If Nothing Else Mattersby Michael DoyleHow do you protect Russian speakersBy bombing them into oblivion?Mix up that experiment in your beakerYou say you’re doing this as a guardian?Returning to the homeland of the RusWhile treating the natives as if … Continue reading

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A Dance of Fate

A Dance of Fateby Michael DoyleLife is more than merely fateIt is never really too lateTo realize that we have choicesLifted up in our true voicesIf only we might chooseNo longer allowing life to abuseExamining what we might refuseAnd refusing … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Madness of Folly, To Expect Mercy From Those Who Have Refused To Do Justice

“It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as … Continue reading

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Discernment Revisited

Discernment Revisitedby Michael DoyleI guess that’s the dealLetting Jesus take the wheelLike the wisdom of Solomon’s sealIt is what keeps it realGoing deep into the ScriptureWe find the things of GodSurrendering in devotion to ScriptureWe recommit to the ways of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A ‘Border Czar’ Who Refuses To Go To the Border Is A Metaphor For the Biden Administration Approach To Pretty Much Every Policy Challenge

“A ‘border czar’ who refuses to go to the border is a metaphor for the Biden administration approach to pretty much every policy challenge.” – Buck Sexton

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The All American Get Together

The All American Get Togetherby Michael Doyle This world of ours has seenWhat is called fairer weatherBusy as we are in simply beingAnd hoping things turn better With Fourth of July coming soonWe are malcontent in preparationRefusing to allow fears … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Bill of Rights Is What the People Are Entitled To Against Every Government On Earth, General or Particular, and What No Just Government Should Refuse

“[A] bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Thought for the Day: Will the People Ever Be Wise Enough To Refuse To Follow Bad Leaders Or To Take Away the Freedom of Other People?

Will people ever be wise enough to refuse to follow bad leaders or to take away the freedom of other people? -Eleanor Roosevelt, diplomat, author, and lecturer (11 Oct 1884-1962)

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