Tag Archives: Stumble

The Spark of Growth

Based in part on Luke 17:1-6: : The Spark of Growth by Michael Doyle We do not need to live in fear Rather it be from afar or near We must live by faith in our day The Lord is … Continue reading

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Scorecard

Ever wonder how your life is tallying up? Scorecard by Michael Romani Sometimes like an idiot savant I do my best to be your servant Lord, to put things a little oddly I recognize that on earth, I am your … Continue reading

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Hole Inside My Gospel

I know that I’m not the only one who is a believer.  Nor am I the only one amazed at the things he does despite believing, right?  Still…. Hole Inside My Gospel by Michael Romani Like so many among the … Continue reading

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Rules of the Beast I

A sort of start at a poetic retelling of the classic Dracula tale: Rules of the Beast I by Michael Romani As the approach is made to castle There is fear amongst its vassals A crucifix is given in protection … Continue reading

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Missing You On Thanksgiving Day

In memory of my sister, Michele.  One of the most cherished parts of my life. I didn’t miss your birthday this year I just silently did my best to hide my tears Stumbled on your photos this day This thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Thankful For That Yellow Brick Road

A poem of gratitude # 23 for the songs of my life that feel deeply in my heart: Thankful For That Yellow Brick Road by Michael Romani A pre-winter’s chill is felt to the bone As I sit here thinking … Continue reading

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In Sacred Witness

In this season of thankfulness and gratitude, poem #2: In Sacred Witness by Michael Romani Then was a time for counting coup But along the way, I grabbed a clue That just maybe we should be less about glory In … Continue reading

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A Humble Path Past Conflict

Part of living a life with more gratitude might include less fight and conflict and greater humility.  Poem #2 for this season of thankfulness: A Humble Path Past Conflict by Michael Romani With gratitude not as demanding Toward the God … Continue reading

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Rocky Road To Faith

Based in part on 1 John 1:9: Rocky Road To Faith by Michael Romani There are so many times we scoff in pride Looking at God’s will far from the outside Believing our own path and our will be done … Continue reading

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Humbled To the Stumble

The thing about prayers is that while God answers them all, it is not always with a “yes”.  Sometimes it’s wait. Sometimes it’s an outright no.  At all times, we need to trust that the answer that works for God’s … Continue reading

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