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Thought For the Day: Why Is it That One Can Look At A Lion Or A Planet…As Long As One Pleases, But Looking Into the Eyes of Another Person Is…A Perilous Affair?

“Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone’s finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #7: Spanish Flower Shadorma

Na/GloPoWriMo #7: Spanish Flower Shadorma by Michael DoyleTime stands stillAs I turn awaySlowing downTides are feltDeep inside my fragile soulInnocence betraysCastle sandsSlip through my fingersWashed awayAs alwaysI look into setting sunsWondering at whyBest of timesPass away too fastIn your eyesIn … Continue reading

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Schweitzer’s Legacy

Schweitzer’s Legacyby Michael DoyleWhat if it wasThat we’re not meant for strifeBut rather, insteadTo live in reverence for life?Would we really needTo argue the unnecessary whyOf who decidedThe creation of the hippopotami?Or, is it quite enoughTo know that we’ve a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: My Idea of Christmas, Whether Old-Fashioned or Modern, Is Very Simple: Loving Others. Come To Think of It, Why Do We Have To Wait For Christmas To Do That?

“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” – Bob Hope

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Thought For the Day: Remember, We All Stumble, Every One of Us. That’s Why It’s A Comfort To Go Hand In Hand

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” – Emily Kimbrough, author and broadcaster (23 Oct 1899-1989)

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Knowing of the Why

Knowing of the Whyby Michael DoyleI believe I know the whyOf why a weeping willow criesWhen there was no time for goodbyeAnd that’s the case for each of us who diesEven in the best case of stabilityThere lies the uncanny … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Heroby Michael DoyleIncurable as a dreaming heroStubborn as a seeming zeroWe play our parts in masqueradeEach day lived within its charadeHiding ourselves behind the music we playCaught up in front of screens all dayBecause we cannot be … Continue reading

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Knowing and Doing God’s Will

Based in part on Romans 12:1-8: Knowing and Doing God’s Will by Michael Doyle Asking the right sort of questions Seeking His will without hesitation Why then should we willing to obey What and how do we do this every … Continue reading

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Checking My To-Dos

A little something that was kind of fun to come up with on my guitar: Checking My To-Dos by Michael Doyle Checking my to-dos Off of my list Brushing by your lips That needed kissed Baby, don’t you cry We’re … Continue reading

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Texas 1836

I have always found American history fascinating in all of our legends and tales, tall or not. Texas 1836 by Michael Doyle Texas, Eighteen Hundred Thirty Six Thousands of Americans invited in Finding their place in desert sand and sticks … Continue reading

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