Tag Archives: Survive

It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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Moments Spent

Spending time with my girls was an awesome experience as always. Moments Spent by Michael Romani Spending time with these two All of our moments are too few Dreams shaping in their minds Gifts of smiles of which I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Arrow Shoots Straight

We can do nothing about our yesterdays.  We cannot do a whole lot about our tomorrows but prepare.  All we are promised and all that we have is this moment we breathe. The Arrow Shoots Straight by Michael Romani We … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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Bricks Into the Future

We live in an interesting time of transition.  Into what exactly is yet to be seen.  It’s both exciting and scary to watch and more to be part of this transformation.  Greater degrees of uniqueness have somehow merged into a … Continue reading

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Urban Christianity

A Sunday sort of poem… Urban Christianity by Michael Romani Fully formed in my Christianity I have come to belief quite rationally But, also find it credible emotionally Bit by bit, I have been ratifying These things of belief, I … Continue reading

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Passport To Heaven

Based on a dockside sermon: Passport To Heaven by Michael Romani The work of the spirit is to convict us of sin That we might live triumphant yet again This is the message that we must always live And in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Public Liberty Will Not Long Survive the Total Extinction of Morals

“The diminution of public virtue is usually attended with that of public happiness, and the public liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals.” – Samuel Adams    

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First Principles: America Flourishes Due To Our Commitment To Good Character and Dedication to Liberty and Justice For All

“Our Founding Fathers understood that our country would survive and flourish if our Nation was committed to good character and an unyielding dedication to liberty and justice for all.” – George W. Bush      

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