Tag Archives: Will

Collect Call

In humble gratitude, I offer this poem for those moments we feel most challenged in trying to understand the necessary balance of things as a poem of thankfulness #10: Collect Call by Michael Romani It’s moments like these When I’m … Continue reading

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A Keening of Cause

Halloween Poem #9: A Keening of Cause by Michael Romani Fallen into second sight’s vision I find myself lost in indecision There inside that stinging fog Sawn in half like a totem’s log It’s too late for what will come … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Can Have Results or Excuses. Not Both.

You can have results or excuses. Not both.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger    

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First Principles: Resolution One: I Will Live For God

“Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will.” – Jonathan Edwards    

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To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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Listening To God

There are times I come to find that I wish I had listened more deeply and with much thought before acting instead of always being caught in reacting.  It seems a lesson that I continually learn.  The mistakes made have … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Tyranny Exercised For the Good of Its Victims May Be the Most Oppressive

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive… To be ‘cured’ against one’s will and cured of states which we may not even regard as disease is to be put on … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Us Trust In God Rather Than Put Confidence In Princes

“To submit and resign their charter would be inconsistent with the main end of their fathers’ coming to New England…. [Although resistance would provoke] great sufferings, [it was] better to suffer than sin. Let them trust in the God of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Weapon As Formidable As Will and More Courage of A Free People

“No arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.” – Ronald Reagan      

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A Vancouverite Current

The Na/GloPoWriM0 Day 15 challenge is to provide a Robert Brown or Shakespearian styled monologue sort of a poem.  I opted for a redo on Hamlet’s  “To Be or Not To Be” monologue. Kind of.. I opted for happy thoughts not … Continue reading

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