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Queen of Soul

I would like to propose that we declare the day on which Aretha Franklin passed, International Respect For Woman Day.  Anyone else agree? Queen of Soul by Michael Romani The time has come to be called home The lady has … Continue reading

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Her Legacy

Last Sunday was a day of recognition and honor for women on an international level.  When you think about it and all that women have done for us in all of their roles, shouldn’t every day be one? Her Legacy … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Like Every Good Teacher, God Is Quiet During Our Tests

“When you are going through something hard and wonder where God is, remember the teacher is always quiet during a test.” – Anonymous    

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Tropical Escape

A look at the modern world’s return toward tiki culture: Tropical Escape by Michael Romani A masquerade of loosened ties Relaxes into forgetting the rat race The escapism of tropical alibis Whispers acceptable excuses for feeling out of place A … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Forest

Life is a journey with twisted turns and not a test Still there are lessons to learn by walking its forest Life is not a race but growth that forms slowly The best of which happens almost incrementally In hoping … Continue reading

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Traces of Life’s Wind

Traces of Life’s Wind by Michael Romani In my imitation I find my mediocrity In my originality I find the divinity Or, at least a spark That brings me to rest Touching the sublime When I am put to test … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Dim

Seems there is a lot of darkness all around Everywhere I look it overrides and surrounds Some say that the future is looking a little dim I listen and then I offer up my prayers to Him Still I cannot … Continue reading

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The Importance of Things Believed

Based on John 8:31,32 The Importance Of Things Believed by Michael Romani Abide in the Holy Word Lit by a light un-blurred The fire of eternal truth Setting us free from youth Or when we have seen While busily a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Liberty Is the Hardest Test

“Liberty is the hardest test that one can inflict on a people. To know how to be free is not given equally to all men and all nations.”  – Paul Valéry (1871-1945) A nice poem of his: http://www.thedrunkenboat.com/valery.html     … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Refuse To Be Compromised

“One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.” – Chinua Achebe, writer and professor (16 Nov 1930-2013) Learn more about the man whom many call the Father of Modern African literature here: https://pen.org/event/a-tribute-to-chinua-achebe/ Remember … Continue reading

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