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Thought For the Day: It Has Been the Great Tragedy of Our Time That People Were Taught To Read and Not Taught To Reason

“It has been the great tragedy of our time that people were taught to read and not taught to reason.” – G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936)      

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Rise of the Common Man

This next in the series on American history expounds on the events of the rise of Jacksonian Democracy which is seen a pivotal as the era of the common man and precipitating the American Civil War. Rise of the Common … Continue reading

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Like Sand Becomes A Pearl

On December 7, 1941, the then Japanese Empire attacked America killing some 2,400 people and bringing the US into World War II.  Today is remembered in the US as National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance.   Like Sand Becomes A … Continue reading

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In Sacred Witness

In this season of thankfulness and gratitude, poem #2: In Sacred Witness by Michael Romani Then was a time for counting coup But along the way, I grabbed a clue That just maybe we should be less about glory In … Continue reading

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Twist of the Kissed

Halloween Poem #14 (written on 10/13/2019 so really number 13.. how unlucky that I fell behind on posting like that….or as my little girls say.. “Or, did I?”) Twist of the Kissed by Michael Romani We prize the things most … Continue reading

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Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy

Based in part on the Book of Lamentations and partly on life at times. Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy by Michael Romani Dark clouds lead to deep mercy Pulling at our faith like heresy Lamentations open doors of grace Tear filled … Continue reading

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Hurts To Be Human

Another lousy day misspent… but hey.. a poem.. Hurts To Be Human by Michael Romani It hurts to be human It’s human to feel hurt Capturing this in the moment Filled with grief and torment The annals of our history … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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Walk Alone

When Satan fell to the Earth, he did not fall alone.  It takes that one brave enough to stand against these forces of evil… Walk Alone by Michael Romani When Satan fell from heaven He did not fall alone In … Continue reading

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Infanticide Is Not the Right Side of History

This recent move by the Democrats is as shocking as it is revolting.  Below are first some thoughts that coincide with my own.  Then, if I can find it, I will post here videos of these pro -infanticide politicians.  I … Continue reading

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