Tag Archives: Study

Daily Prompt – First

Seems to me at first glance That a lot is left to chance When you study the past You find what didn’t last Wondering how it connects Into the future and directs The paths yet to be Flowing into our … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Chart of America’s Present and Future Is Written In the Constitution

“We may be tossed upon an ocean where we can see no land — nor, perhaps, the sun or stars. But there is a chart and a compass for us to study, to consult, and to obey. That chart is … Continue reading

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First In Fly

First In Fly by Michael Romani Snappy little title, “First In Fly” If you’re like me, you might wonder why Seen as ubiquitous and ordinary Drosophila’s contributions are extraordinary Tiny winged creature so different from me You teach so much … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Study

Skipping down a dirt road memory lane So many thoughts slipping through my brain In a mental study of Autumn’s slow breeze As multicolored leaves fall from the trees Seems only a moment ago that I was there My enjoyment … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Saintly

I have spent a lot of time in life trying to learn to be saintly Book after book, look after look, time passes and still it ain’t me Words upon words some said and some left in my head Examples … Continue reading

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Holding On To Thee

Based on the Wednesday evening devotional service’s sermon based on Hebrews 4:2: http://www.biblestudytools.com/hebrews/4-2.html 2 For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us, just as they did; but the message they heard was of no value to them, because … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – The Life of Dr. Donne – Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton is best known as the author of The Compleat Angler.  He also wrote a series of short biographies.  These have been established as a collection called Walton’s Lives.  Among these is The Life of Dr. Donne. An interesting aspect about his … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Story of the Volsungs and Niblungs

The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs (1876) is an epic Icelandic poem of over 10,000 lines translated by William Morris and Eirikr Magnusson.  It is essentially an English retelling of the Volsunga Saga and the … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Voyage of the Beagle – Darwin

As discussed earlier, this work by Charles Darwin was a journal of his keen observations of various localities around the world.  His notes during this voyage show his changing view on mutability of species.  In it we can read the … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Extent of the Universe – Simon Newcomb  

Simon Newcomb was mostly a self taught man.  Yet, he made important advances with respect to timekeeping, applied mathematics, economics and statistics.  This self made Canadian-American also dabbled in writing and astronomy.  It is this last area, astronomy, that we … Continue reading

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