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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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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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Thought For the Day: Give Thanks In the Morning For All You Have and If You Find No Reason, the Fault Lies In Yourself

“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in … Continue reading

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Destructive Good Fortune

Our planet began from the cosmic storm that stirred the soup that makes up the fundamental building materials that became all we know.  Of course it was all by accident… Destructive Good Fortune by Michael Romani To watch through the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty’s Enthusiasm Makes Humanity Rise 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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Falling Up

They say that opposites, often attract.  Maybe that’s so? Falling Up by Michael Romani Two souls separated at birth Filled with hope well worth Falling up to rise down Love leaves both feet on the ground Secrets passed down in … Continue reading

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Here Am I

The Church is the people.  There is nothing Biblical in the belief that approaching God requires the intercession of any other than Jesus and certainly not priests.  If the Catholic church is going to rise from its present decline, it … Continue reading

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Meanders At the Oxbow

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 29 and the challenge is to write on the after thoughts about a strong emotion and its results.  This is my attempt to clarify thoughts I had just yesterday about the days prior and the future that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Stoop Low To Rise High

“There are no persons capable of stooping so low as those who desire to rise in the world.” – Lady Marguerite Blessington, writer (4 Apr 1789-1849)    

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Skeletons In Our Closet

In biology, we are taught that there is an almost linear path of the forms of mankind.  Reality is it was a bit messier.  Six species of man existed probably concurrently or at least overlapping.  One still stands….   Is … Continue reading

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