Tag Archives: Trouble

Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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Rocky Road To Faith

Based in part on 1 John 1:9: Rocky Road To Faith by Michael Romani There are so many times we scoff in pride Looking at God’s will far from the outside Believing our own path and our will be done … Continue reading

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Way of Things

Life and love are best lived in giving and letting go of fear. Way of Things by Michael Romani Every problems asks for solution Said the keeper of genuine seeking The passage of light in contribution Pardoned by the innocent … Continue reading

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Leaving No One Behind

It’s estimated there are 65 million displaced refugees around the world.  That’s a hard number to take in, isn’t it?  What would God have us do? Leaving No One Behind by Michael Romani When you see your sister and brother … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When Mankind Fights It’s Unseen Battles We Need the Grace of Kindness Shown and Heard

“Kind words, kind looks, kind acts, and warm hand-shakes, – these are means of grace when men in trouble are fighting their unseen battles.” – John Hall, pastor (31 Jul 1829-1898)      

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In A Honeyed Land

Every biome or space in nature or land has a particular carrying capacity for what can be taken from it without removing the stability found there.  Also, for how much life and of what kinds it can support.  But, for … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No One Appreciates the Value of Constructive Criticism Better Than the One Giving It

“No one appreciates the value of constructive criticism more thoroughly than the one who’s giving it.”  – Hal Chadwick    

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Father’s Day With My Daughters 2019

Two hours isn’t nearly long enough, but, at least it was some time. Father’s Day With My Daughters (2019) by Michael Romani Some dads find it fine to have bragging rights In that they’ve done in spending sleepless nights But, … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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