Monthly Archives: April 2016

“Like predatory birds perched in dying trees, they wait. Watching with shifty eyes. Pain filled bellies growling for their next meal.  Once stripping every fleshy scrap of meat clean from the bones of the fallen, leaving no area untouched, they … Continue reading

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  “Time doesn’t have an off switch.” JSM     Chapter Fourteen True Colors     I’ve been put on the spot three times in my life, and the end result was always the same. I clam up. Shut down … Continue reading

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“Nothing worse than a blind man getting blindsided.” JSM   Chapter Thirteen Lucky     I’ve led two separate and exceedingly different lives. The new life, and what I call the “old life”. This new life is very recent. The … Continue reading

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“Don’t just be. Become.” JSM     Chapter Twelve Church   When the door creaked open and a traveler poked a head inside my room, I stuffed the paper back into its pocket. I almost had it fully opened to see … Continue reading

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“How can the rules be followed when the rules themselves aren’t clearly defined?” JSM   Chapter Eleven The Rules     I don’t believe a smile crested my lips for the rest of that weekend. Hang on a second… Wait… … Continue reading

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“It’s easy to forgive. Forgiveness is a complete unification of mind and heart. Forgiveness is the easy part. Forgetting–is pulling a million splinters from the brain.”  JSM   Chapter Ten Genesis   I still think about her from time to … Continue reading

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“If a bridge must be burned leave nothing standing. Turn it to ash. Let the wind carry the remains away.” JSM     Chapter Nine     I’ve had multiple conversations recently with friends, coworkers and family and much of … Continue reading

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