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Thought For the Day: Make Men Large and Strong and Tyranny Will Bankrupt Itself In Making the Shackles For Them

“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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First Principles: The Battle, Sir, Is Not the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” – Patrick Henry, speech in the Virginia Convention, 1775

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Holding On to Legacy

Holding On to Legacyby Michael DoyleThere are some things to be saidThat keep rolling around in my headOne of which must be said preciseThat extremism in defense of liberty is no viceModeration in pursuit of justice is not a virtueNor … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope

Kaleidoscopeby Michael DoyleIndia offers her vast diversitySimply put, a wealth of complexityFilled with peace within her kaleidoscopeAs harmonious coexistence offers hopeSlumdog lords are opulent in a historyOf a people struggling with povertyPluralistic in a free market democracyAs a metaphor lived … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If America Is Not Strong, the World Will Be At the Mercy of Tyrants and Enter An Era We Dare Not Imagine

“If America is not strong, the world will be at the mercy of tyrants and enter an era we dare not imagine.” – Mike Pompeo

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Na/GloPoWriMo #23: In Response To That Other Fantasy

Na/GloPoWriMo #23: In Response To That Other Fantasyby Michael DoyleKeep your head on straightInstead of rushing head longWe’re always a bit short and latePretending our weak as something strongPartying on in our faded delusionThat we want to live foreverDisrespected as … Continue reading

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Blessed Are We In Our Stumble

Blessed As We Are In Our Stumbleby Michael DoyleBlessed as we are in our stumbleDoing our best to never crumbleIt keeps us grateful and humbleTo know we are not alone in this troubleChrist will carry us across the shoreAs we … Continue reading

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The Times We’re Living Through

The Times We’re Living Throughby Michael DoyleThe times we’re living through are not permanentStill, I need you to this solid sentimentAs a Christian, it is okay to grieve and lamentIn these days, this is a place that has become intimateSometimes … Continue reading

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Finally Stilled

Finally Stilledby Michael DoyleWe dance our danceWhispering our romanceUnder the Milky WayFinding tomorrow every dayIn every touch that we shareFinding truth revealed in careKnowing loneliness in our absenceFinding need for each other’s presenceSome say love is a form of weaknessThey … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Battle, Sir, Is Not To the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” —Patrick Henry (1775)

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