Tag Archives: Temptation

Bestest Friend

I was watching a bit heralding the advent of computers and all that has happened in so short a time.   It’s true and it’s fascinating.  But how long do you think it took me to think of the flipside?  … Continue reading

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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Blue Print of the Grand Design

Based in part on the Book of Ephesians: Blue Print of the Grand Design by Michael Romani Taking on the armor of God as my protection Withstanding the Devil’s darkest intentions Wearing a helmet of my undeserved salvation Bearing the … Continue reading

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Master of Lies

There is one master of lies, though is ways and means are many. Master of Lies by Michael Romani The master of lies Speaks in his duplicity With seductive eyes He offers joyous depravity He is alluring in his sentiment … Continue reading

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At the Foot of the Cross

1 Peter 4:1-2 At the Foot of the Cross by Michael Romani All who desire and strive to live A Godly life will face persecution It’s in this life that all will give The Bible speaks this with elocution Throwing … Continue reading

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Wrapped In A Revealing Shroud

Based on Matthew 28:20: Wrapped In A Revealing Shroud by Michael Romani Thanking God for my salvation For providing my destination Every moment spent in inspiration Walking forward in His direction Teaching all that is to be observed He gives more … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Criticism

There are places in this world where pessimism Is more than the flip side of joyful optimism And where harsh words of vehement criticism Erases every positive element of humanism When we look down these dark alleys of pallor We … Continue reading

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Not Conformed, But, Transformed

Based in part on Romans 12:2: Not Conformed, But, Transformed by Michael Romani In thankfulness, we live our prayer With gratitude for God being there Laying our burdens down to rest We live our love to the very best Keeping a … Continue reading

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Temptation Frustration

Based On Matthew 4:3-4 Temptation Frustration by Michael Romani It’s all of the persuasion That mighty temptation Oh, the frustration Of falling for that deception The price invested When we are bested By the glitter of lies Such convincing alibis … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Paradise Lost – John Milton

John Milton was a 17th Century English poet.  He is considered one of greatest of the English poets ever. His major work is said to be Paradise Lost.  It is an epic poem written in blank verse and consists depending on … Continue reading

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