Tag Archives: Sacred

Icelandic Fibonacci

Icelandic Fibonacci by Michael Romani It’s Sad The day Thrown away Life lived different Life should be held reverently No One Pro-Life Wishes pain In a mother’s heart Held so close in our calm prayers In Fair Tragic Icelandic Culture, … Continue reading

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Himalayan Purification

Himalayan Purification by Michael Romani Bursting before the storyteller’s eyes Played out across the pale Himalayan sky In their red and saffron robes, neat and attractive Are the Bhutanese monks, happy and quite festive Morning prayer les to Buddhist rituals … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Life Is Sacred and Inalienable

“We hold these truths to be self-evident . . . that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, and among these life . . .” ~ Declaration of Independence After struggling with what to say exactly about … Continue reading

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Undivided Heart

This morning’s sermon was based on 1 Chronicles 16. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Chronicles+16&version=NIV From this, came this poem: Undivided Heart by Michael Romani Each day taken in its persistence Fighting hard against my resistance To live each day in His ways To be my … Continue reading

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Freedom 1776 – 2017

Freedom 1776-2017 by Michael Romani In thinking on America’s revolution In the quest for sweet freedom’s contribution Each man willing to die to be free I confess puzzlement at this mystery That a people who sought so hard for liberty … Continue reading

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Offering of Heart

With the computer problems I was having today now past, I still have a little time to make my writing goals.  Without further excuse, I offer up a poem based on todays sermon.  Today’s sermon was based on  1 Chron … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be The Father of Growing Daughters Invokes Awe

“To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase ‘terrible beauty.’ Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or so frightened: it’s a solid lesson in the limitations of self … Continue reading

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Living Repentance

Wednesday nights, Ally and I attend church at the House of Prayer.  Tonight’s sermon was on Acts 3:19-20. The following poem is based on the sermon heard tonight and wrapped in a poem. Living Repentance by Michael Romani Incomparable embrace Saved … Continue reading

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God’s Table

God’s Table by Michael Romani Struggling through my day to day Pushing on in my own way Just as well as I am able Finding my place at God’s table An icon of subtle magnificence Quietly speaks volumes of diffidence … Continue reading

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