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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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Radically Reversed

Radically Reversedby Michael DoyleReversing the brokenness of circumstanceTo give sacred life to its every chanceKnowing that those who have less are not lessHowever much life’s moments might be a messThe most hurting present are our familyBlessed be this truth in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Most Important Service Rendered By the Press and the Magazines Is That of Educating People To Approach Printed Matter with Distrust

“The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.” – Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

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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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