Tag Archives: Strength

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24: Elegy For A Matriarch

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24 challenge is to write an elegy of some sort.  Presently, one person comes to mind that despite her good influence on the world probably won’t get have the recognition that she richly deserves. This elegy is … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Looking Fear In Its Face Will Make You Braver, Stronger and More Confident

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. — Eleanor Roosevelt, (1884-1962) American First Lady and Political Activist      

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First Principles: A Reputation For Weakness Gains Hostility Among Nations, Not Peace

“There is a rank due to the United States, among nations, which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Children Should Be Raised Strong Enough To Withstand Tryanny

“Make men large and strong and tyranny will bankrupt itself in making shackles for them.” – Rev. Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)      

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Thought For the Day: Weakness Is Provocative

“Mr. Obama … came to office saying, and apparently believing, that a more deferential America would be better respected around the world. He will finish his term having disproved his own argument. The real lesson of the last four years … Continue reading

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Life’s Rest

Based on the Book of Joshua Life’s Rest by Michael Romani The good book says to be strong and encourage In that is a message for this day and age We enter the promised land of our life But not … Continue reading

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Ever Increasing Joy

  Ever Increasing Joy by Michael Romani Living in an Age of Materiality If you don’ have this or that You’re relegate to marginality Or at least it’s how we act But the truth is that we need Is to … Continue reading

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In the Beginning of This Season

Based on a Sunday evening sermon based on The Book of Acts 16: 16-34. In the Beginning of This Season by Michael Romani In this day and beginning of this season Help us to remember this season’s reason That the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Peace Requires Strength and The Willingness To Use It

“These people are either too superstitiously religious, or too cowardly for arms; they either can not or dare not defend ; their property is open to anyone who has the courage to attack them… The supposed quietude of a good man … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Defense Is A Strong Offense

“One sword keeps another in the sheath.” —George Herbert (1593-1633) An armed society where there is almost no disparity of force is likely the only way to ensure a truly peaceful society.  To the bully and other violent persons, the … Continue reading

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