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 – July 14th 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 – July 14th 2019”
Texas Death Row News – June 29th, 2019
“Being deeply loved by someone give you strength, while loving someone gives you courage.” -—Lao Tzu. On January 11, 2016, while sitting in my cell on Texas death row, I received a letter from my old appeal attorney informing me that the state of Texas had prevailed in having an execution date set for my … Continue reading “Texas Death Row News – June 29th, 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.”
Texas Death Row News – May 11th 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 “Texas Death Row News – May 11th 2019”
Texas Death Row News – April 27th 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 “Texas Death Row News – April 27th 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”