Tag Archives: Self

In Gratitude for Community

A  poem in gratitude for community #14: In Gratitude for Community by Michael Romani Thinking back on the days of birds singing Always certain of what my life would be bringing Dragon flies buzzing along a cool pond breeze And … Continue reading

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The Healing Acceptance of Self

A poem of humility and gratitude # 12: The Healing Acceptance of Self by Michael Romani With gratitude, I accept myself No longer looking for answers from a shelf But, seeking instead to find peace from within Behind that wall … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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In the Tall Grass

Halloween Poem #28 In the Tall Grass by Michael Romani It’s there in the tall grass Out in the muck and mire That tall, tall grass That feeds on your desire Never letting you pass Out there in the tall, … Continue reading

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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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