Tag Archives: Service

Missing the Mark

Based in part on James 4:17 Missing the Mark by Michael Romani Whoever knows the right things to do And doesn’t do these, like me and you We’re all sinners in our Lord’s eyes And He isn’t one to buy … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, US Navy!

In 1775 the US Navy was birthed to help take on tyranny.  It’s still on mission today.  October 13, 2018 was its anniversary.  We would be remiss if we didn’t show our gratitude for all that’s been done on behalf … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Honorable By Being Necessary For the Public Good

“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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Thought For the Day: Smears Debase Public Discourse

“These are smears pure and simple. And they debase our public discourse. But they are also a threat to any man or woman who wishes to serve our country. Such grotesque and obvious character assassination — if allowed to succeed … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Unfallen

Today’s challenge is yet another from a conversation with a friend.  I was explaining to Veri that years ago I had formed a guild in a fairly popular online game and called that guild The Unfallen.  The guild’s purpose was … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Iron

The whispered rumor says the ways of humanity Rest on gold, silver, iron and a heated vanity Doing onto others has become the golden rule Serving takes strength, not the rage of fools This sense of sacred teases in its … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Wrapped In A Revealing Shroud

Based on Matthew 28:20: Wrapped In A Revealing Shroud by Michael Romani Thanking God for my salvation For providing my destination Every moment spent in inspiration Walking forward in His direction Teaching all that is to be observed He gives more … Continue reading

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Comfort In His Love

Philippians 2:5-11 Comfort In His Love by Michael Romani In all of life’s storms, you bring peace From all of life’s troubles you bring release More beautiful than diamonds, you shine As I, with each of us, walk your fine … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Duty Than One’s God, Country and Family

“Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for I have grown not only gray, but almost blind in the service of my country.” – George Washington, 1783    

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