Tag Archives: Witness

Chinook of the North

My apologies for falling asleep before writing the poem for yesterday’s challenge.    The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 10 is to write a poem that references a local weather term.  After some thought and discussion, I have chose a type … Continue reading

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Samson (X)

Continuing in the retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as told in The Book of Judges: Samson (X) by Michael Romani X It is as it must That God’s wrath is just To watch his people die Or leave … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Astonish

Looking on, it is astonishing how the hands of God spread And all the destinations on which they’ve quietly led The world is filled with so much of what we call beauty That I feel, in part, it is my … Continue reading

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Lessons In Elijah

Lesss Lessons In Elijah by Michael Romani This world is filled with sin And shattered, broken dreams Tragedy strikes us again and again Tested by the pain; gathering in our screams God called Elijah to his hour An ordinary man … Continue reading

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Why I Believe

Based in part on 1 Corinthians 15:3-6 Why I Believe by Michael Romani What I have heard I pass on The Lord is here, never gone He has died for our sins But rose to save us, my friends True … Continue reading

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Momento Mori

Momento Mori by Michael Romani Remembrance of death is something I embrace Every morning when I look at my mirrored face Trying so hard, it is my struggle to find peace The preacher whispers, forgiveness brings release But, it’s been … Continue reading

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First Principles: Interests Are Inseparable From Moral Duties

“We are firmly convinced, and we act on that conviction, that with nations as with individuals our interests soundly calculated will ever be found inseparable from our moral duties, and history bears witness to the fact that a just nation … Continue reading

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