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Thought For the Day: To Be A Good Writer Be Direct, Clear and Simple First

“Anyone who wishes to become a good writer should endeavour, before he allows himself to be tempted by the more showy qualities, to be direct, simple, brief, vigorous, and lucid.” – H.W. Fowler, lexicographer (10 Mar 1858-1933)    

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Fixed Focus

Based in part on 1 John 3: Fixed Focus by Michael Romani Having learned that I cannot serve More than the one that I deserve Defining the character of Christianity Far exceeds any pride or vanity It is the four … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Creativity Is Making the Complicated Awesomely Simple

“Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”– Charles Mingus  

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Hope Over Fear

Based in part on 2 Peter 1:4: Hope Over Fear by Michael Romani Precious promises hold the key To the divine nature in you and me Each of these bringing comfort to our souls And in our worse moments, these … Continue reading

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You Can’t Own (A Child of God)

As we stand perched on the edge of a new month, this poem is dedicated to the brave souls who fought together as brothers and sisters in Jones County, Mississippi, dedicated to the proposition that each person is equal before … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Joy In Christmas Is In the Simple Things Not the Great Occasions

“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things — not the great occasions — give off the greatest glow of happiness.” – Bob Hope      

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The Fury Gone

Watching a show about something altogether different, this poem just sort of popped itself out of back of my cranium… The Fury Gone by Michael Romani She was nervous, afraid to ask it About how the Triad wars Had very … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Angel

Somewhere in the eternal an angel silently shrieks There in the infinite loss of which we seldom speak The horror of it all is probably worse than thought When we’ve forgotten what really should be sought I’ll hold you close … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Elaborate

Life, in all of its many details, Offers much that compels From the simple to the elaborate There is so much to celebrate So much to stimulate No need to complicate But to breath in as you breathe out Ends … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rube

Sometimes you just need it to be 5 O’clock somewhere To watch the sun set and feel the world turning there Putting aside a day that feels strangely like an intimation That you feel me a rube compared to your … Continue reading

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