Tag Archives: Situation

Knowing of the Why

Knowing of the Whyby Michael DoyleI believe I know the whyOf why a weeping willow criesWhen there was no time for goodbyeAnd that’s the case for each of us who diesEven in the best case of stabilityThere lies the uncanny … Continue reading

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A Vacation In the Reflective

A Vacation In the Reflectiveby Michael DoyleIt seems to me that there’s one thingCovid has brought and its the thrivingThat comes in knowing it’s not really destinationGiving us the best of our family vacationIt does not hurt in thinking locationBut, … Continue reading

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To Keep the Sacred Near

A look at life’s lessons. To Keep the Sacred Near by Michael Doyle Life thrusts us into situations Thigh deep in aggravations But then there’s a lesson even in that One felt deep even if you’re not an empath Another … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Power To Define the Situation Is the Ultimate Power

“The power to define the situation is the ultimate power.” – Jerry Rubin, activist and author (14 Jul 1938-1994) We, who would keep America per the founding principles of our republic, must learn this truism.   We keep allowing the Far … Continue reading

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The Colors of Intensity

Self isolation is proving interesting.  Continuing in thoughts on photography and the capture of light in general…. The Colors of Intensity by Michael Doyle From the blues of a snowy day To the reds of sunsets along the way Subject … Continue reading

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On Capturing the Iconic

Photography, of all sorts, is a passion of mine! On Capturing the Iconic by Michael Doyle Subject, light and composition Each of these open to interpretation Each of these subject to natural limitation These are the things essential To the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Discover Our Greatness When We Find Ourselves In A Situation Bigger Than We Are and We Manage To Grow and Become Bigger Than the Situation

“We discover our greatness when we find ourselves in a situation bigger than we are and we manage to grow and become bigger than the situation.” – Luigina Sgarro    

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Thought For the Day: Early Success Can Be A Horrible Teacher

“Early success is a terrible teacher. You’re essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can’t do it. You don’t know how.” – Chris Hadfield, Astronaut and … Continue reading

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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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