Tag Archives: Task

Thought For the Day: The Secret of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) American Author and Humorist … Continue reading

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Woken Facade

There are times and places filled with spaces when you see there is a lot of darkness behind smiling faces…Sometimes in those places, you make mistakes you wish you could take back and cannot. Woken Façade by Michael Romani As … Continue reading

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Nick of Time

Continuing in my promise to my oldest daughter, this is a poetic retelling of The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 7): Nick of Time by Michael Romani Traveling somewhere without exact precision On the outskirts of the twilight dimension Where … Continue reading

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Truth of Journey

Life is often a little of little matters that make up the journey along the way: Truth of Journey by Michael Romani Sing me a song from the days of olden When life was laughter and so golden Candlelight burns … Continue reading

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First Principles: The World’s Frowns Are Less Dangerous Than Its Smiles and Flatteries

“The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.”  – Phillis Wheatley The world is filled with those who … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware of Too Many High Sounding Words Absent Accompanying Actions

“We have too many high sounding words and too few actions that correspond with them.” – Abigail Adams    

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In The Truth of Murder

It’s said that Agatha Christie went missing for a short period of time and that no one has ever fully explained this… In The Truth of Murder by Michael Romani The best of tales start at the beginning Where we … Continue reading

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Grace In Prayer

Based in part on Matthew 26:44: Grace In Prayer by Michael Romani In our prayer of asking We seek in our tasking To get through our trials We trust in our arrival Through all the bleakness Unafraid to speak this … Continue reading

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The Knights Shall Ride

Long ago in the days ole, there  were knights unafraid to serve the will of king and nation for the cause of the righteous….. The Knights Shall Ride by Michael Romani In times of darkness Able men of the light … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Ring of Power

Talking Tolkien can teach one a lot and not just about alliteration… Lessons From A Ring of Power by Michael Romani It seemed wise like a wizard might say That one doesn’t just walk into Mordor Then again it might … Continue reading

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