Tag Archives: Self

Between Heaven and Earth

A whisper of a prayer… Between Heaven and Earth by Michael Romani Between Heaven and Earth There is a gate Between light and dark There falls a shadow Between faith and sin A whisper speaks a prayer My deepest confession … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Self Is Too Often the God of This Modern Age

“Self is now god in America, and modern man will embrace whatever delusion he must in its worship.” – Peter Heck    

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Your Best You

If it’s going to be in your life, it’s up to you.  That’s maybe trite, but, could not be truer. Your Best You by Michael Romani To be the best you Control your impulses Learn to do as must do … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What One Can Be, One Must Be

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.” – Abraham Maslow, psychologist (1 Apr 1908-1970)    

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Finding Heart’s True Home

Based in part on Acts 13:22: Finding Heart’s True Home by Michael Romani Living life hoping for a little dignity Depending on His not my priority Putting that which matters to him Above my desires and my whims All of … Continue reading

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On Outrunning Grief

You cannot outrun grief. On Outrunning Grief by Michael Romani It has been said And I assume it’s true Words from inside my head That same for me; the same for you You hide yours in a diary I keep … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

In this age of global interconnection, we face a modern paradox.  At the same time that we are more connected than ever, we are also increasingly polarized and alienated from one another.  What might have been and can still be … Continue reading

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First Principles: Practical Planning Should Occur On A Local Level To Best Meet Local Needs

“Were we directed from Washington when to sow, and when to reap, we should soon want bread.” – Thomas Jefferson (1821)    

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First Principles: The Defense of Oneself and Others Is the Primary Law Of Nature and Cannot Be Abrogated

“The defense of one’s self, justly called the primary law of nature, is not, nor can it be abrogated by any regulation of municipal law. This principle of defense is not confined merely to the person; it extends to the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Through Others, We Become Ourselves

“Through others, we become ourselves.” – Lev Vygotsky, psychologist (17 Nov 1896-1934)    

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