Tag Archives: Understanding

Seeds of Totalitarianism Dispersed

Generally speaking,  we as a people stand for liberty and all its intendent duties and responsibilities.  In this day and age, there has been an increasing move toward surrendering liberties for what we have latched onto as security, be it … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror…

Some people amuse.  Others are a muse… by birth. The lady asked me for a poem to match her beautiful photograph.  This was the best, I could do. Mirror, Mirror… by Michael Romani There she was sitting beside the ocean … Continue reading

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First Principles: To All Persons – Exact and Equal Justice

“It is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our government… Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)          

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First Thoughts: America’s Fundamental Principle Amounts To Equal Treatment Under the Law for All Persons

“[I]t is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our Government… Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)        

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Jump On In

Based on John 3:14-15 Jump On In by Michael Romani Jump on in, the water’s fine It purifies you with every line Whosoever lives as a believer Stands firm against the deceiver Living life fully and ever lasting Redeemed we … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 6: Comprehending the Asylum

The challenge for day 6 is to compose a poem of uneven lines.  Having sat through a standup comic’s routine and finding some tantalizing insights in his skits, I came up with this. Comprehending the Asylum by Michael Romani Outside … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Familiarity With Other Countries Teaches Us We May Be Friends

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou, poet (4 … Continue reading

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First Principles: An Objective Standard of Right and Wrong Morality Is Best Applied To the Affairs of Mankind

“If the people are capable of understanding, seeing and feeling the differences between true and false, right and wrong, virtue and vice, to what better principle can the friends of mankind apply than to the sense of this difference?” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Understand Is Not To Condone

“Understanding a person does not mean condoning; it only means that one does not accuse him as if one were God or a judge placed above him.” – Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and author (23 Mar 1900-1980)    

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No Substitutions Acceptable

No Substitutions Acceptable by Michael Romani Substituted something instead of Christ Faithless cults to say that to be precise Never quiet knowing or ever really getting That Christ is our indwelling never regretting His is the truth and His is … Continue reading

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