Tag Archives: Wisdom

Self Rule Rises

Continuing in a series on American history: Self Rule Rises by Michael Doyle From the High Middle Ages, society had a transformation As Calvin and Luther led the church’s reformation In a faithful take befitting the Bible’s explanation Making these … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Rushing Into Action, You Fail

“Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. Therefore the Master takes action by letting things take their course. He remains as calm at the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Losing Your Head In A Crisis Is A Good Way To Become the Crisis

“Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis.”  –  C.J. Redwine, Defiance Please take a moment to review a good general summary of what we currently know about the coronavirus.  This is not a … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Words

Words are such powerful things – especially when you’re not finding the right ones… Alchemy of Words by Michael Romani Standing just before the threshold Hand to heart then hand to ground At peace as each journey unfolds I reverently … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Aim of Every Constitution Ought Be To Obtain Rule By Those Possessing the Discernment To Pursue Society’s Common Good

“The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society.” – James Madison (1788)    

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Place In the Kingdom With You

Based in part on 1 Chron 12:32 Place In the Kingdom With You by Michael Romani Sculpting away the outer shell Until at last we find and reveal The best that we can truly be Given way until with His … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honesty Is the First Chapter In the Book of Wisdom

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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First Principles: As the President Bears No Resemblance To A King So the Senate Has No Similarity To Nobles

“As our president bears no resemblance to a king so we shall see the Senate has no similitude to nobles. First, not being hereditary, their collective knowledge, wisdom, and virtue are not precarious. For by these qualities alone are they … Continue reading

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To Life (L’Chaim)

Sundays like all other days are best lived with at least a touch of reverence for the divine. To Life (L’Chaim) by Michael Romani Life is long And often filled with questions Too many of which have no answers Only … Continue reading

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First Principles: Christianity Is the Religion of Wisdom, Virtue, Equity and Humanity

“The Christian religion is, above all the religions that ever prevailed or existed in ancient or modern times, the religion of wisdom, virtue, equity and humanity.” – John Adams      

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