Tag Archives: Responsibility

First Principles: The Fundamental Trouble With the People of the United States Is That We Have Gotten Too Far Away From God

“I have been thinking a lot about these things as I have come to the realization of the tremendous responsibilities which rest upon me. It is my conviction that the fundamental trouble with the people of the United States is … Continue reading

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First Principles: The First Duty of Every Citizen Is To Question Authority

“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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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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First Principles: The First Responsibility of Every Citizen Is To Question Authority

“It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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Article 19 (The Burden of Secularism)

I have been reading through a series of works by Yuval Noah Harai that seems topical and a historian’s blend of philosophy and history projecting into humanity’s future.  It’s been challenging and is spawning a few poems that are often … Continue reading

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Lasting Changes

Based in part on Hebrews 12:1: Lasting Changes by Michael Romani Lasting change can be elusive Burdens are felt so intrusive It seems that in our gut We get stuck in a rut It’s a fatalistic mentality That feeds our mortality … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Conserve Truth As the Most Valuable Thing We Have

“Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.” – Mark Twain    

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Thought For the Day: Leadership Is Taking Care of Those In Your Charge

“Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.“ –  Simon Sinek      

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Thought For the Day: Absent Reason We Become Bigots, Fools or Slaves

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)      

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Journalistic Contradiction

Jou Journalistic Contradiction by Michael Romani With opinions come views Often dressed up as news It’s comical to discuss trust When trustworthiness is a bust The truth is in this contradiction That objectivity is lost in nuance and projection Basing … Continue reading

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