Tag Archives: Right

First Principles: Matters of Faith Must Be Left To the Conviction and Conscience of Every Person

“Because we hold it for a fundamental and undeniable truth, “that religion or the duty which we owe to our Creator and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence.” … Continue reading

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Meant To Savor

Does anyone else here really love sushi?  Silly question? Meant To Savor by Michael Romani Two parts One part art And presentation The other That of flavor Memories of the heart The secret part Both memory and fascination Each reminding … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Right of the People To Keep and Bear Arms Shall Not Be Infringed

“The right of the people to keep and bear…arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” – James … Continue reading

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First Principles: Legal Immigrants Are Welcome To Join American Society and Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” —Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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Cowpoke Promenade (Reflections II – Her Side)

Sometimes it can be a little much to have to lasso your cowpoke she said…. I should just admit here, this is based on a bit in a movie, not reality.  No actual cowpokes were  corralled in the writing of … Continue reading

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At the Cross

There are many approaches to the Cross.  I would say that regardless of the argumentation as to which is most correct, if we get there and accept our salvation, we are right with God.  If we’re right with God, then … Continue reading

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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Sonnet For A Modern Love

This 27th day of Na/GloPoWriMo raises the bar to writing a sonnet.  They, whoever they is, say that sonnets are usually about romantic interests, dark ladies or distant men.  Okay!  I think I go this one.  But, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Wordplay In Homographic

Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 14’s challenge is to use words that sound or look alike or are always confused for one another.  This took quite some doing in that I have used this twice this year and was out of ideas.  Still…. … Continue reading

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Breathe the Legacy

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day Four challenge is to write a sad poem.   That’s easy enough to do this time around.  Someone who is increasingly important to me beyond nearly all measure of my meager words recently lost someone.  I can … Continue reading

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