Tag Archives: Wisdom

Storybook Love

Once upon a time is as real now as it ever was and all dependent on just how much we’re willing to believe.  Is it enough to make it all come true? Storybook Love by Michael Romani In the storybook … Continue reading

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First Principles: Think and Act For Yourself and Our Nation In the Pursuit of Right Over Wrong

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)   … Continue reading

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No Heaven Without You

The other day, some one thinking they were oh so wise, chose to tell me that I should not love who I do.  To that person and others like her, I say it’s a simple matter of truth.  Addressed to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Wisdom Is the Product of Lifetime Not Schooling

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but the product of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein        

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First Principles: The Aim of Every Constitution Should Be To Obtain Governance By the Wise and Virtuous

“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)     … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Aphorisms Only Briefly Disturb the Wisdom of Silence

“Aphorisms respect the wisdom of silence by disturbing it, but briefly.” – Yahia Lababidi, aphorist (b. 25 Sep 1973)    

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In Spiritual Growth

Based in part on: Galatians 5:22-23 New International Version (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. In Spiritual Growth by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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First Principles: Absent Freedom of Thought and Speech There Is No Wisdom or Public Liberty

“Without Freedom of Thought there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as Public Liberty, without Freedom of Speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)      

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Difficulty Is Just the Beginning

In this modern world, it’s not a question of what’s painless.  Nor is it of not having choices.  It’s about making the choice to be and make a chosen relationship work.  Maybe it’s always been that way? Difficulty Is Just … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Mass

In our daily prayer for the living We find ourselves quickly forgiving All that happens as it must and might The little things meant taken as slight Wisdom  in our souls come to prevail To go on living rightly as … Continue reading

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