Texas Death Row News – Nov/Dec 2019

“what we can change is our perceptions, which have the effect of changing everything.” –Donna Quesada. when you go through your daily life amid the hustle and bustle what do you notice? when you ride the train or subway to work during the day do you notice the people around you? Do they look happy, ... Read More

Texas Death Row News – November 16th, 2019

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 20th 2019. On November 15th 2019, The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued a stay of execution halting the proceedings. I met Rodney Reed ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Texas Death Row News – November 2nd, 2019

“Receive with simplicity everything that happens to you.” —-Rashi. Scar Stories. I don’t recall where I got that worn out pocket knife I just remember being obsessed with having it and learning how to sharpen it. Once I mastered that technique I would take time to hone the edge of that little pocket knife on ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More