Tag Archives: Toward

Recovering the Way To Self

Recovering the Way To Selfby Michael DoyleComing back from catastropheTakes the best of you and meStill you must move towardThis attitude to move forwardIn overcoming adversityThis is the challenge for you and meDramatic changes come and goThis is the path … Continue reading

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To the New Sunrise

To the New Sunriseby Michael DoyleHand to heart, heart to handI wish only that you understandThat even if it weren’t for all your charmI would never wish to bring you harmWhen and wherever you may goYou take my care beyond … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Toward No Crimes Have Men Shown Themselves So Cold-Bloodedly Cruel As In Punishing Differences of Opinion

“Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold-bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of opinion.” – James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

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First Principles: Keep Your Face Always Toward the Sunshine – and Shadows Will Fall Behind You

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman (1819-1892) For something a little different in this month edging up on that day of Thanksgiving and gratitude…is a poetic thought that used … Continue reading

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Inconvenience Into Resemblance

Inconvenience Into Resemblanceby Michael DoyleCasting aside the inconvenienceLooking instead for the resemblanceIs he your bother or a brother?What happened to loving one another?Red letter moments meant to teach usEach word said in try to reach usPassages that speak to heartachesMeant … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #30: While By Rhyme We Say Goodbye

Na/GloPoWriMo #30: While By Rhyme We Say Goodbyeby Michael DoyleMoving ever towardBy inching forwardIn a sideways slideWhere up tells down to hideLife becomes its hide and seekThough we remain afraid to speakWords we really want to sayThe truths that get … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Empathy

A Little Bit of Empathyby Michael DoyleThe relationship is about youAnd then again, it’s about meIt’s about our step into divinityDo we love our God flawlessly?It’s about the work yet to be doneIt’s about God’s love poured out to everyoneLet’s … Continue reading

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Revival

Revivalby Michael DoyleMoving past day-to-day survivalPraying for our nation’s revivalMiracles out of nowhere displayedEven if somewhat a bit delayedThe Holy Spirit moves us forwardNever retreating but ever towardThe spiritual awakening we findSalvation wants no one left behindReviving the lowly and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Easier To Lead Men To Combat, Stirring Up Their Passion, Than To Restrain Them and Direct Them Toward the Patient Labors of Peace

“It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.” – Andre Gide, author, Nobel laureate (1869-1951)

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Not Even Death

Not Even Deathby Michael DoyleIf only the hand of loveCould ensnare the moonAnd if belief in the stars aboveBrought faith to the near and soonThere would be nothing to being handledNo complications to become rattledJust the courage needed to be … Continue reading

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