Tag Archives: Righteousness

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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