The End

The End I was a beaten man! There was nothing left! No wife! No children! No job! The only clothes I owned were covering my body. The black ashes that were once my house had an acrid, gagging odor, mixed with the smells of fire-fighting liquids, dampness, and death. How does one describe a body […]

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Mission of Love and Pain

Mission of Love and Pain She gripped the steering wheel tightly, causing some erratic drifting across the south-bound lanes of the Interstate. “You okay?” her husband asked. “You’re weaving.” He was in a lucid mood, and her heart and mind were frantic in their tangled states. “I’m fine, honey…just a little tense about the upcoming […]

Running on Emptiness

Buy Now http://www.goo.gl/8vP1Qs NEW! ON AMAZON NOW! The Book: Running on Emptiness is Book 4 of John Dolan’s ‘Time, Blood and Karma’ series, and, for me, it is the quintessential example of this Englishman’s wordsmith mastery. Running on Emptiness has government coups, an exciting ‘Capulets and Montagues’ – Romeo and Juliet element – with two […]

Sadness and Smiles

Sadness and Smiles Christmas season brings a spiritual subtlety of kindness and giving, minds somehow thawing from a year of national and international turmoil, a bleakness that the heart and soul rejects for this magical time when most of us honor the birthday of Jesus…the Man, the Deity, who lived among us and brought Faith […]

Follow Me

Follow Me “Follow me!” the voice was gentle, soft, and somehow compelling. The lovely lady with blue eyes and long waves of golden hair blinked in her drowsy state. Shelley slowly opened widely her eyes and rose from the hammock on the hill near the big house. A few trees dotted the landscape on the […]

Faith

Faith   Faith With what amazing gift of wisdom do some mortals pronounce, ‘There is no God’? Do they reference the singular advances of science to promote their minority position among the peoples of the world? Do they not perceive the same exactitude of wonders these aging eyes and all my senses have gathered in […]

The Essence of Faith

The Essence of Faith The freshly painted clapboard church sat near a small creek, its white purity glorified by the neatly trimmed hedges surrounding it and the smell of newly mowed grass. The four big oak trees on the church property added a symmetrical elegance to the pastoral scene. Four Oaks Baptist Church, lined up […]