Tag Archives: Righteousness

Right Standing

Based in part on 1 Peter 12: Right Standing by Michael Doyle Father, God in Jesus’ name I have been made without blame Though your crucifixion Rising above my afflictions Thanks to your grace I am held in your loving … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Delight In the Truth of Sanctuary

Based in part on  Psalms 37:4: Delight In the Truth of Sanctuary by Michael Romani Finding happiness in the Lord to find our desires Keeping our sights on the inspiration of our fire Gathering the cornerstones of our days of … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Preparation For Journey

Another poem from the sermons on the dock series: In Preparation For Journey by Michael Romani In the preparation for journey There are steps meant for me Putting my house in order is right As I approach Heaven’s light To … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Practice Virtue In Yourself and Encourage It In Others

“Righteousness alone can exalt [America] as a nation. Reader! Whoever thou art, remember this; and in thy sphere practice virtue thyself, and encourage it in others… [T]he great pillars of all government and of social life: I mean virtue, morality, … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blessed Be the Name

Based in part on Genesis 50:20: Blessed Be the Name by Michael Romani Awestruck with the Lord in admiration Filled with unearned grace and fascination Holding strong to the blessed name That leads with light and knows no shame God’s … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Word Prompt – Narrow

In all sense and longing for fairness You find it hard to believe that The world around us couldn’t care less Yet, it’s just a natural sort of fact That while wide is the gate of destruction It runs counter … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs & Memories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keeping Promises For Our Souls

Genesis 28:15 Keeping Promises For Our Souls by Michael Romani Jesus’ love is our very cornerstone Our saving grace, we’re never alone Living life as if in constant prayer Finding God in our all and everywhere Sometimes yes is awful … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada is a collection of verses reflective of the sayings of Buddha is among the most widely read and best known Buddhist scriptures.  The original version of this work is found in the Khuddaka Niykaya.  This is a division of the … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment