Tag Archives: Service

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Core

Where I work, we have a set of core values For all of those who have truly paid their dues Every moment spent is spent in utmost integrity Reasonably expecting the very best from me In my commitment to serve … Continue reading

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Getting Out of My Way

John 12:23-28 Getting Out of My Way by Michael Romani Every day, I ask God to change my heart To please do away with my worse parts To please make me the sort of ever true That is closer to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Make Our Wish To Be Useful In Serving Our Nation

“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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First Principles: The Role of the Elected Is to Serve the People

“We are not to consider ourselves, while here, as at church or school, to listen to the harangues of speculative piety; we are here to talk of the political interests committed to our charge.” – Fisher Ames (1789)     … Continue reading

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Humble Yourself

Based on a sermon based on James 4:10 Humble Yourself by Michael Romani There’s a trick to humility You gotta do it quietly It’s not a thinking thing It’s about what you bring Just doing what is needed Keeping to … Continue reading

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!!

Hug your veterans today!!  Let them know that they are loved and appreciated!! Even if they’re active duty now, they’ll appreciate it!          

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First Principles: Value Our Veterans

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” –  George … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Owe Our Freedom To the Military

“It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech. It is the soldier, not the campus organizer, who has given … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Does Not Come For Free

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” — Thomas Paine (1777) As Veteran’s Day approaches in this season of thankfulness and blessings, I think on the above… a lot.  … Continue reading

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