Tag Archives: Voice

A Song of Thanksgiving

A Song of Thanksgivingby Michael DoyleA song of thanksgivingSung to be braveIn need of forgivingI claw my way from my graveWith apprehensionI am reaching outBeyond comprehensionMy thoughts are filled with doubtStill, I danceIn your rain of kindnessTaking this chanceDespite my … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Your Voice Dries Up If You Don’t Use It

“Your voice dries up if you don’t use it.” – Patti Page, singer (8 Nov 1927-2013)

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Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friendby Michael DoyleIn the eternal sense of voiceThat I believed was a choiceA deviance disguised as free willIs but an illusion and was never realI made up my imaginary friendThat one on whom I could dependTelling myself faith was … Continue reading

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Love Was There

Love Was Thereby Michael DoyleAlong the country roads of my youthI learned a few jokes and a lot of truthSinging along with the radio showA lot joy there and it continues to flowSo many smiles built on memoryTimes spent with … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Use Your Voice For Kindness, Your Ears For Compassion, Your Hands For Charity, Your Mind For Truth, and Your Heart For Love

“Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.”  – William John Bennett

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For Sierra At Age Thirteen

For Sierra At Age Thirteenby Michael DoyleIt seems only yesterdayThat you were a tweenAnd now my youngest princessIs aged perfectly to thirteenThere’s not a single dayThat I will ever forgetThe moments that have passedNor will I ever in any way … Continue reading

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The Power In God’s Name

The Power In God’s Nameby Michael DoyleWe believe in the sameThe power in God’s nameThough it feels impossibleWe know in God, all is capableMiracles out of nowhereThe final say of what is fairThe mover of the breakableFinds voice in the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Objector and the Rebel Who Raises His Voice Against What He Believes To Be the Injustice of the Present and the Wrongs of the Past Is the One Who Hunches the World Along

“The objector and the rebel who raises his voice against what he believes to be the injustice of the present and the wrongs of the past is the one who hunches the world along.” – Clarence Darrow, lawyer and author … Continue reading

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In the Depth of God’s Love

In the Depth of God’s Love(Thoughts on Good Friday 2022)by Michael DoyleIn the depth of God’s loveWe’re wondered after life’s disastersAs we raise our prayers aboveAnd think on the outcome of forever afterTrue love is held in meditationIts meaning causes … Continue reading

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Life For Dummies

Life For Dummiesby Michael DoyleLife for dummiesWould be a fine dealOn in any studyThere are skills to revealBuilding blocks of lifeThat take us from here to thereLessons needed to move past strifeAre to be heeded without fearLiving by the Gospel … Continue reading

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