Tag Archives: Worship

Thought For the Day: Self Is Too Often the God of This Modern Age

“Self is now god in America, and modern man will embrace whatever delusion he must in its worship.” – Peter Heck    

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To Know Us By Our Love

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18: To Know Us By Our Love by Michael Romani Our defining character needs to be love To share that blessing we get from above In every moment that we speak our talk Love … Continue reading

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Human 2.0

Admittedly, two poems on the same topic in the same day isn’t my usual style.  That being said, as I was looking at concept of what it means for the human race that money might well buy its way to … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All To Worship God In the Manner Most Agreeable To That Person’s Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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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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Star of Wonder

Based in part on Matthew 2:1-2: Star of Wonder by Michael Romani A star shining so bright There on that holy night There in it’s creation A lasting symbol of jubilation Dare we find this plausible That God spoke all … Continue reading

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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Finding the Extraordinary

Based in part on 1 Samuel 16:13 Finding the Extraordinary by Michael Romani Love burns like a blazing white light Bringing soul shine into my night The hallelujah in your bright eyes Offers it’s brilliant sense of surprise Lifted up … Continue reading

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Choices of Roads Best Traveled

Choices of Roads Best Traveled by Michael Romani Choices in the roads we travel Are choices that do quite ravel The ways we take up and live Choices of the road may forgive But there are fundamentals to know And … Continue reading

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First Principles: Everyone Has the Right To Worship According To Their Conscience

“As neither reason requires, nor religion permits the contrary, every man living in or out of a state of civil society, has a right peaceably and quietly to worship God according to the dictates of his conscience.” –Samuel Adams, A … Continue reading

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