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A Pirate’s Quest For More

Beyond the treasures of the bounding main are those of peace, love and connection. A Pirate’s Quest For More by Michael Doyle We cannot be thieves forever Said the first mate being clever Better to score one last prize And … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Words

Words are such powerful things – especially when you’re not finding the right ones… Alchemy of Words by Michael Romani Standing just before the threshold Hand to heart then hand to ground At peace as each journey unfolds I reverently … Continue reading

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First Principles: Mankind Must Be Ready To Sacrifice To Protect the Rights of Society

“Men must be ready, they must pride themselves and be happy to sacrifice their private pleasures, passions and interests, nay, their private friendships and dearest connections, when they stand in competition with the rights of society.” – John Adams (1776) … Continue reading

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Standing On the Ledge

Today, dear readers, is New Year’s Eve.  I do hope each and every one of you has a truly beautiful, safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve! May your night and new morn be filled with the 20/20 of recalling nothing … Continue reading

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Moved By Authenticity

In this season of gratitude and humility, it is our prayer that we all be moved more by humility than ego and more toward love, away from hate. Moved by Authenticity by Michael Romani In that container of love we … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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Dignity of Being

On the dignity of being that says all has its place and there is no such thing as not being good enough.  We are all either exactly what God intends us to be or finding our way to this. Dignity … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Keeping your mind on the positive and away from the negative is trick of life well worth the learning.  It is so easy, too easy, for my mind to turn toward the negative.  But when I keep my mind and … Continue reading

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First Principles: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

“United we stand, divided we fall. Let us not split into factions which must destroy that union upon which our existence hangs.” – Patrick Henry      

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Thought For the Day: The Ultimate Measure of A Person Is Where He or Stands At Times of Challenge and Controversy

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.    

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