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Thought For the Day: Do Not Anticipate Trouble or Worry About Things What May Never Happen. Keep In the Sunlight

“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”― Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: If There Must Be Trouble, Let It Be In My Day, That My Child May Have Peace

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.” – Thomas Paine

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Some Times We Can Wait No Longer

Some Times We Can Wait No Longerby Michael DoyleSocrates and Jesus took their last breathsAs each of these were put to their deathsAccused and tried for treason and blasphemyAnd in corrupting the young by truth’s divinityThe noble search and allegiance … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Whenever Government Assumes To Deliver Us From the Trouble of Thinking For Ourselves, the Only Consequence It Produces Are Those of Torpor and Imbecility

“Whenever government assumes to deliver us from the trouble of thinking for ourselves, the only consequences it produces are those of torpor and imbecility.” -William Godwin (1756-1836)

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First Principles: ‘Tis the Business of Little Minds To Shrink; But He Whose Heart Is Firm and Whose Conscience Approves His Conduct Will Pursue His Principles Unto Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In My Deepest Troubles, I Frequently Would Wrench Myself From the Persons Around Me and Retire To Some Secluded Part of Our Noble Forests

“In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests.” – John James Audubon

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Trying To Bottle Up

Trying To Bottle Upby Michael DoyleTrying to bottle up all the troubleStraight talking never ever doubleIs something that is next to impossibleSomething of which I know I’m incapableBut, I would do almost anything To keep you safe from all that … Continue reading

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The Dragon Finds Flight

The Dragon Finds Flightby Michael DoylePower returns with the riseUp there in the sky; see the the blood moonHell awakens; beginning in her eyesThe dragon shall be freed soonThe truest knight knows his dutyHaving had seen her wrath and her … Continue reading

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Voices Cry

Watched a bit of a show that reminded me of the folks out there who suffer from PTSD.  From that I got this: Voices Cry by Michael Doyle The voices crying into the night Its hard to take this light … Continue reading

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The Journey Back

Things of memory have the worth of time revealed in the quiet moments of our hearts. The Journey Back by Michael Doyle Somewhere in a cup of coffee Is the reflection that is memory Somehow a photograph starts to show … Continue reading

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