TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS NOVEMBER 16th 2019,

“TEXAS DEATH ROW PRISONER RODNEY REED WINS A STAY OF EXECUTION!” Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed was scheduled to be executed on November 2O, 2019. On November 15th 2019, The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution halting the proceedings. I met Rodney Reed in 1999, at the Ellis Unit where … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS NOVEMBER 16th 2019,”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS NOVEMBER 13th 2019

“TEXAS DEATH ROW PRISONER PATRICK MURPHY WINS A STAY OF EXECUTION!” Texas death row prisoner Patrick Murphy was scheduled to be executed on November 13th 2019. I’ve known Murphy since he arrived on Texas death row and we’ve always been good friends. Murphy has always been an easy going likable guy which is at odds … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS NOVEMBER 13th 2019”

Texas Death Row News October 18th 2019.

“See if you can catch yourself complaining, in either speech or thought about a situation you find yourself in, what other people do or say, your surroundings, your life situation, even the weather. To complain is ALWAYS nonacceptance of what IS.” “Forgiveness is to relinquish your grievance and to let go of grief. Forgiveness is … Continue reading “Texas Death Row News October 18th 2019.”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS SEPTEMBER 7th 2019.

“It doesn’t matter how long we may have been stuck in a sense of our limitations. If we go into a darkened room and turn on the light, it doesn’t matter if the room has been dark for a day, or a week, or ten thousand years — we turn on the light and it … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS SEPTEMBER 7th 2019.”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS_AUGUST 13th – 2019

What would you do if you had to walk a mile in my shoes? Today I woke up to another day on Texas death row and and began my morning with the usual routine which includes reading a daily devotional to help me focus my mind and go through my day more aware and mindful … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS_AUGUST 13th – 2019”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS AUGUST 10th, 2019

“Leave your front door and back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don’t serve them tea.” —-Shunryu Suzuki. Life is full of decisions no matter where you find yourself. For you the daily decisions might be what time do you get up? What should you wear today? What will you have … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS AUGUST 10th, 2019”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS July 27th 2019.

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. —-Booker T. Washington. I have been on Texas death row for twenty years and three months, having been sentenced to death 1999. As I have navigated … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS July 27th 2019.”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS _ 14th July 2019

“Simply seek happiness and you are not likely to find it, seek to create and love without regard for your happiness and you are likely to be happy much of the time.” ~—M. Scott Peck. when I was young man and imagined happiness, I could not comprehend that it could be found in a place … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS _ 14th July 2019”

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”