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Thought For the Day: I Slept and Dreamt That Life Was Joy. I Awoke and Saw That Life Was Service. I Acted and Behold, Service Was Joy

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” – Rabindranath Tagore, philosopher, author, songwriter, painter, educator, composer, Nobel laureate (1861-1941)

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Steadfast Against the Culture

Steadfast Against the Cultureby Michael DoyleThere are two kinds of believersThose committed to the Bible and deceiversSome are guided by the Holy Spirit to aspireAnd then there are the carnally minded led by desireThere are two types of ways to … Continue reading

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In Full Stomp (On Satan’s Head)

In Full Stomp (On Satan’s Head)by Michael DoyleLift the cross and trust in the FatherThough the steps seem sometimes fartherWe must walk away from things of enmityKeeping united to love in all its entiretyLife does come with things that painDespite … Continue reading

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On Being the G.O.A.T….

On Being the G.O.A.T….by Michael DoyleHow to be the greatest of all timeIs to go beyond that easy rhymeAnd move past our selfish natureGrowing in the Lord and becoming matureStanding in life judging one anotherDebating who is best among all … Continue reading

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Dropping the Stones

Dropping the Stones of Judgmentby Michael DoyleDemonstrating the Bible in our livingLet it be seen by what we’re givingBaptism as immersion brings its witnessIn how it serves to model our fitnessTo stand anew in our public affirmationIt’s a way of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If Just As We Are, We Would Lay Ourselves On the Altar of Service of Jesus Christ, There Is No Saying What Christ Could Do With Us and Through Us

“If just as we are, we would lay ourselves on the altar of service of Jesus Christ, there is no saying what Christ could do with us and through us.” – William Barclay

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Thought For the Day: High Is Our Calling, Friend! Creative Art

“High is our calling, Friend! Creative Art / (Whether the instrument of words she use, / Or pencil pregnant with ethereal hues,) / Demands the service of a mind and heart.” -William Wordsworth, poet (1770-1850)

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First Principles: I Wish To Be Useful, and Every Kind of Service Necessary For the Public Good, Become Honorable By Being Necessary

“I am not influenced by the expectation of promotion or pecuniary reward. I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary for the public good, become honorable by being necessary.” – Nathan Hale, 1776

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Comfort Zone Christianity

Comfort Zone Christianityby Michael DoyleIt’s always seemed to lightlyHow we fail to take things rightlyIn our comfort zone ChristianityFailing to take on things needed by you and meTo the best of our capacityWe take up baptism in accountabilityRepentance to the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Great Human Deeds Both Consume and Transform Their Doers

“All great human deeds both consume and transform their doers. Consider an athlete, or a scientist, or an artist, or an independent business creator. In the service of their goals they lay down time and energy and many other choices … Continue reading

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