Tag Archives: Understand

First Principles: Love of Truth and Veneration of Virtue Are the Sparks of Discernment of Right and Wrong and True and False

“A love of truth and a veneration of virtue. These amiable passions, are the ‘latent spark’… If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what … Continue reading

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Thanks In Everything

There are times when it seems awfully hard to find gratitude for the things and situations God puts into our lives.  Here’s a little something on that topic and to make up for not having my mid-week Christian poem yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Who Am I Without You?

I am going to ask that without extensive explanation that the readers of this blog please hold my better half, known as Tiggy here, in your thoughts and prayers for quick and as complete as possible healing.  And if you … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Class

The universe measures us in a thousand weighs We’ll never really understand through our days We stand here hopeless about being helpless; it’s true Relying on half truths of a class we never really ever knew Taking our journey in … Continue reading

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Ekphrastic Workshop – Sparkle Dim

The Tuesday night short poetry workshop tonight has to do with the Ekphrastic form of deriving a poem based on a work of art including digital art/photographs.  From this I came up with the following: Sparkle Dim Ekprhastic by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Butterfly

In the garden, she loves to watch them flutter by As she holds up her hand softly waiting on a butterfly To quietly, softly glide into a landing on her hand My beautiful daughter seems to sweetly understand That some … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Rabbit

She sensed a certain degree of danger When she trusted in that stranger Following him down the rabbit hole And becoming consigned to her role Now she knows why the Cheshire cat smiles She’s gotten her own claws sharpened by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: What Matters Is To Be Respected, Not If We Are Liked

“What liberals don’t understand is that it matters very little whether or not the rest of the world likes us, as long as they respect us.” – Allie Beth Stuckey      

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Thought For the Day: It Is Best To Speak The Language That Goes To the Heart of Others

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela, activist, South African president, Nobel laureate (1918-2013)   … Continue reading

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