Tag Archives: Truth

Flood Protection

Luke 6:47-49 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+6%3A47-49&version=NIV Flood Protection by Michael Romani Beyond the shallows of the surface There is a life lived with Holy purpose Applying the words we have read Keeping these thoughts in my head It gives me that special flood … Continue reading

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Bleach Headed Coral Blues

Bleach Headed Coral Blues by Michael Romani Airport Reef Bleached white My heart knows grief At this horrifying sight White, as far as the eyes can see White, in a way that should never be There in all of its … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Life Is Sacred and Inalienable

“We hold these truths to be self-evident . . . that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, and among these life . . .” ~ Declaration of Independence After struggling with what to say exactly about … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When What You Write Is Truer Than Truth, You’re A Writer

“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the … Continue reading

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First Principles: When Media Lies It Becomes Impotent

“But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1805) Increasingly, we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: True Friendship Rests On Understanding and Being Understood

“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca The more that things change; the more they stay the same.  This is just as true today as it was … Continue reading

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Intimacy of Connection

Intimacy of Connection by Michael Romani There in the camera’s click Is that silent subtle trick It rests in an intimacy That to be put quite delicately Is an intimacy of connection Brought by the artist’s dedication A dedication of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Doing Wrong Can Be All Too Comfortable

“We do not err because truth is difficult to see.  It is visible at a glance.  We err because this is more comfortable.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Novelist, Nobel Laureate (1918-2008)      

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First Principles: Truth Does Not Fear Reasonable Inquiry

“Temperate, sincere, and intelligent inquiry and discussion are only to be dreaded by the advocates of error. The truth need not fear them…” – Dr. Benjamin Rush, Founding Father When someone tells you  that something is a settled matter and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Paint the Truth In Broad Strokes (and In Fine Detail Too)

 “There is room enough for a natural painter. The great vice of the present day is bravura, an attempt to do something beyond the truth.” –  John Constable The way this quote actually read in context before shortened to accommodate … Continue reading

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