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Thought For the Day: Blessed Be the Longing That Brought You Here And Quickens Your Soul With Wonder

“Blessed be the longing that brought you here And quickens your soul with wonder. May you have the courage to listen to the voice of desire That disturbs you when you have settled for something safe.” – John O’Donohue from … Continue reading

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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or It Is Nothing

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” – Helen Keller   … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Take the Moment and Perfect It Now

“If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.” – Maurice Chevalier          

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The Faith of the Grail

Knight means servant.  In today’s mockery of history, that’s overlooked.  It’s in my heritage.  Certainly, I am flawed as well.  Let’s hope that in the end the things I struggle for are remembered with greater fondness? The Faith of the … Continue reading

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Scraps of Poetry

Memories are made as such as these. Scraps of Poetry by Michael Romani You ask me what is about you That makes this feel so true You smile knowing That I wish for a way of showing Heartbeat is slowing … Continue reading

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Restore My Soul

Based in part on Psalms 23:1-3: Restore My Soul by Michael Romani The Lord restores my soul Keeping it all in control Like a shepherd to his sheep All in peace, He keeps Tending to us as a flock Keeping us … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Distant

The end of a long day fishing has finally arrived As the captain thinks on how he has survived Always eking a humble living from the sea Respecting the ocean with all of its majesty Spotting the distant lighthouse on … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Self Respect Is the Armor Keeping Us Safe From Others

“He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet (27 Feb 1807-1882)        

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