TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS MAY 26th, 2019.
“Not all of us are called to be hermits, but all of us need enough silence and solitude in our lives to enable the deeper voice of our own self to be heard at least occasionally.”—-Thomas Merton. Once again it is summer time in south east Texas, where Polunsky Unit, Texas death row is located. … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS MAY 26th, 2019.”
NEWS FROM TEXAS DEATH ROW 11th May 2019
“when you get into a tight place and everything goes against you ‘till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time when the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe. As I sit in my cell on Texas death row … Continue reading “NEWS FROM TEXAS DEATH ROW 11th May 2019”
NEWS FROM TEXAS DEATH ROW 27th April 2019
TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS APRIL 27, 2019. “Accept — then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. This will miraculously transform your whole life.” ——Eckhart Tolle. Texas death row is a mad house in the best of time but here recently … Continue reading “NEWS FROM TEXAS DEATH ROW 27th April 2019”
Texas Death Row News – April 13th 2019
Texas Death Row News – April 13th 2019 “Subversive Joy is the ability to transform tears into laughter, a laughter that allows one to acknowledge just how difficult the journey is, and to delight in one’s own sense of humanity and humour in the midst of this very serious struggle.” This is true freedom of … Continue reading “Texas Death Row News – April 13th 2019”
Texas Death Row News – March 30th, 2019.
“In the end, your life will be measured not by what you have. It will be measured by the fruit you bear and the life you live. It will be measured by the kind of love you really have.” -—Dr. Bornel west. Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be overwhelmed with a … Continue reading “Texas Death Row News – March 30th, 2019.”
Tribute to Lily
Saturday March 16, 2019. « How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. » –Winnie the Pooh, By A.A. Milne On October 31, 1969, I was born in Big Springs, TX, the youngest of six children, my parents, Carter and Lily Flores would have. By the time I was ten years … Continue reading “Tribute to Lily”
Journal – February 21st 2019
Thursday February 14th 2019. Once again I have found my pen and write. My cell is on the second floor, what we call “two-row” and I am directly over the day room. This building is constructed of solid cement. The walls, floor, ceiling. And sound bounces, carries echoes off the walls. Most of the time … Continue reading “Journal – February 21st 2019”
Texas Death Row News – February 17th, 2019.
“Peace is all around us – in the world and in nature – and within us – In our bodies, and our spirits. Once we learn to touch this peace, we will be transformed. It is not a matter of faith; it is a matter of practice.” –Thich Nhat Hanh. For the past ten years … Continue reading “Texas Death Row News – February 17th, 2019.”
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Journal – February 1st, 2019
It seems that for the past few months I have done more thinking and reflecting than trying to write about the experiences that life sends my way. Sometimes when it seems like it’s non-stop I will sit still and listen, look and pay attention. Because the universe will send me hints and signs as to … Continue reading “Journal – February 1st, 2019”