Tag Archives: Trouble

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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The Good Man Stands

Been spending some time at a Western museum lately.  When you think on the lives lived, something like this might come to mind? The Good Man Stands by Michael Romani Troubles come Troubles gone The good man stands As he … Continue reading

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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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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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