Tag Archives: Wisdom

Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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Darkness In Sight

In the end times, there will be shadows that walk among us whose sight will inspire fear, hopelessness and much darkness by their mere sight.  Are you ready to take this test and come out alright?   I hope so. … Continue reading

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First Principles: The General Principles Behind the Founding of Our Republic Are Christian Principles

“The general principles on which the fathers achieved independence were the general principles of Christianity. I will avow that I then believed, and now believe, that those general principles of Christianity are as eternal and immutable as the existence and … Continue reading

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Caged In Differences

Another poem inspired by Mowgli came about as Mowgli seeks to reintegrate into the man village.  It seems that many of us cage ourselves by definition dwelling on the things that separate us rather than sharing in the commonalities.  None … Continue reading

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Broken

It is what it is… Broken by Michael Romani When to myself a danger I’m perhaps better as a stranger Love can be funny that way I have too many dragons to slay Fixed hard to this reality Beginning to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Personal Security and Private Property Rest On the Courts of Justice

“Personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice.” – Joseph Story (1833)      

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To Truly Belong

Second poem mostly absorbed from watching the new Mowgali Jungle Book movie on Netflix: To Truly Belong by Michael Romani The fruit there hangs low And don’t you know Life can make a monkey out of you In all of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Friend Is A Gift You Give Yourself

“A friend is a gift you give yourself.”  – Robert Louis Stevenson      

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First Principles: If Persons Leading America Stick To Our Republican Values, Our Nation Will Have A Solid Foundation

“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men … Continue reading

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At the Margins

Life at the margins… At The Margins by Michael Romani Fear and death tremble at the margins And here I am always shopping for bargains In the end will I have wished I’d done more To bring more love and … Continue reading

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