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First Principles: The Best of All Government Is That Which Teaches Us To Govern Ourselves

“The best of all government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832

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Parenting As We Go

Parenting As We Goby Michael DoyleHolding on so tightAs life brings dark and lightParenting the children trusted to usAnd doing our best just becauseGod loves us and we should love one anotherAs we are either serving as father or motherIt’s … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Give of Every Good and Perfect Gift Has Called Upon Us To Mimic God’s Giving, By Grace, Through Faith and This Is Not of Ourselves

“The giver of every good and perfect gift has called upon us to mimic God’s giving, by grace, through faith and this is not of ourselves” – St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

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First Principles: Let Us Not Love With Words or Speech But With Actions and In Truth

“Let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. – 1 John 3:18

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First Principles: Honesty Will Be Found On Every Experiment, To Be the Best and Only True Policy; Let Us Then As A Nation Be Just

“Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy; let us then as a Nation be just.” – George Washington (1783)

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First Principles: Liberty Must At All Hazards Be Supported. We Have A Right To It, Derived From Our Maker

“Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their … Continue reading

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Another Whispered Truth About Love

Another Whispered Truth About Loveby Michael DoyleListen very closelyClosely to me as I say thisOur love is our strengthIt is not our weaknessIt’s a not so hiddenSacred kind of truthHeld openly with hopeBurning from our youthThough life often teaches usHow … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Death Changes Us, the Living. In the Presence of Death, We Become More Aware of Life

“Death changes us, the living. In the presence of death, we become more aware of life…. It can inspire us to decide what really matters in life–and then to seek it.” – Candy Lightner

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First Principles: Let Us Tenderly and Kindly Cherish, Therefore, the Means of Knowledge. Let Us Dare To Read, Think, Speak, and Write.

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”– John Adams

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Thought For the Day: Restriction of Free Thought and Free Speech Is the Most Dangerous of All Subversions. It Is the One Un-American Act That Could Easily Defeat Us

“Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.” – Justice William O. Douglas (1898-1980)

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