Tag Archives: Respect

Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation, Despicable By Its Weakness, Forfeits Even the Privilege of Being Neutral

“The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power.   A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.” – Alexander Hamilton,  Federalist No. 11    

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is Earned, Respect Is Given and Loyalty Is Demonstrated. Betrayal of Any of Those Is To Lose All Three

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour    

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A Victorian Legacy

Have you ever read all of the Dickens works?  I know most of us are familiar with A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield and perhaps a few more.  But, what a time and age to live through with all of its … Continue reading

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Urban Christianity

A Sunday sort of poem… Urban Christianity by Michael Romani Fully formed in my Christianity I have come to belief quite rationally But, also find it credible emotionally Bit by bit, I have been ratifying These things of belief, I … Continue reading

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On This St Nicholas Day 2019

Happiest of St Nicholas’ Days 2019!  This is the day that I will forever and a day celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season.  Though honestly, I believe the world would be all the better if we kept Christmas in … Continue reading

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Collect Call

In humble gratitude, I offer this poem for those moments we feel most challenged in trying to understand the necessary balance of things as a poem of thankfulness #10: Collect Call by Michael Romani It’s moments like these When I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali 2019!!

In honor, respect and much appreciation for those who follow my work from India, I wish you one and all a very happy Diwali! May these illuminating Diwali lights surround you and your loved ones with happiness and positivity. Happy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Constitutions Act As Restraint On the Hasty Action of the Majority

“Constitutions are checks upon the hasty action of the majority. They are the self-imposed restraints of a whole people upon a majority of them to secure sober action and a respect for the rights of the minority.” – William Howard Taft … Continue reading

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On Classical Liberalism

Classical liberalism without its foundation resting on God’s law is devoid of form, function and suitability in the governance of mankind. On Classical Liberalism by Michael Romani Looking back over the course of history It seems to be no great … Continue reading

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