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First Principles: There Is A Certain Enthusiasm In Liberty That Makes Human Nature Rise Above Itself In Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton, in The Farmer Refuted (February 23, 1775)    

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Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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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

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Jamestown Remembered

I had the opportunity as a child to live in Virginia for a time.   There were three cities we visited in some sort of historical triangle:  Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown.  It would not be wrong to believe that viewing … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020

The days are dark but we will get through this. Pandemic 2020 by Michael Doyle Mass graves mark the passing through Of the last major outbreak of flu There are not moments relegated to history But a devastating part of … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Certain Enthusiasm In Liberty Makes Human Nature Rise Above Itself In Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton      

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First Principles: God Governs In the Affairs of Men

“I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth – that god governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without … Continue reading

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Digital In Our Memories

As some may know, I am exploring the nuances of virtual reality and integration of this into life in general. Digital In Our Memories by Michael Romani Digital in our memories Listless in our legacy We have no choice but … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Fight, Get Beat, Rise, and Fight Again

“We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.” – Nathanael Greene    

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