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Thought For the Day: Individual Liberty Rapidly Decays Into Corruption and Anarchy Without A Meaningful Commitment To Personal Responsibility

“Individual liberty rapidly decays into corruption and anarchy without a meaningful commitment to personal responsibility based on our nation’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Traditional beliefs and values must therefore continue to serve as our touchstone and compass.” – Mark Alexander

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First Principle: Never Be Lacking In Zeal, But Keep Your Spiritual Fervor, Serving the Lord

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” – Romans 12:11 (New International Version)

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Thought For the Day: I Don’t Know What Your Destiny Will Be, But One Thing I Do Know; The Only Ones Among You Who Will Be Really Happy Are Those Who Have Sought and Found How To Serve

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, musician, … Continue reading

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First Principles: False Is the Idea of Utility That Sacrifices A Thousand Real Advantages For One Imaginary or Trifling Inconvenience; That Would Take Fire From Men Because It Burns, and Water Because One May Drown In It; That Has No Remedy For Evils Except Destruction

“False is the idea of utility that sacrifices a thousand real advantages for one imaginary or trifling inconvenience; that would take fire from men because it burns, and water because one may drown in it; that has no remedy for … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 2: Scattered From A Hillside

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 2: Scattered From A Hillsideby Michael DoyleTwo papers and a PowerPoint in a dayMakes me wonder about coming unraveledAs I go back to college again to find my wayPerhaps this can serve as my road less travelledA friend … Continue reading

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Effective Communications Competence

Ineffective Communications: Everyone knows that there is a great deal of truth to that adage about the proverbial age gap between parents and children.  Imagine if you would having two budding teenagers – ages 11 and 13 and being 57 … Continue reading

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First Principles: Laws That Forbid the Carrying of Arms… Disarm Only Those Who Are Neither Inclined Nor Determined To Commit Crimes

“Laws that forbid the carrying of arms … disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes… Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to … Continue reading

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Empty Jar

Empty Jarby Michael DoyleIt’s an empty jar that we fillGiven the many choices of our free willIt’s best to live with full intentionLooking back, we’ll see what’s had our attentionThis jar of ours, might just shatterIf we fill it with … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: He Serves His Party Best Who Serves the Country Best

“He serves his party best who serves the country best. “– Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US president (4 Oct 1822-1893)

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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