M. Douglas Wray

The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark (pdf, 1Mb) laid out on 8.5 x 11 pages complete with original illustrations. Artwork is low-resolution to keep the file size down. A classic that … Read More

The Tale of Custard the Dragon

Belinda lived in a little white house, With a little black kitten and a little grey mouse, And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon, And a realio, … Read More

A Prayer for Fall

from: United Methodist General Board of Church and Society by Jim Winkler

Life Holds On

One of my very favorite songs. Superb arrangement and killer vocal. Get it. Believe that life can go on. Life Holds On by Beth Nielsen Chapman

The Joy of the Yoke

“Works like a horse” is a very old saying. Everyone that works to survive knows the feeling of the ‘endless furrow’. We all pull the plow together but our dreams … Read More

Recess

When I first started communicating with Marilyn (who was to become my wife) I realized that I had found someone who really spoke to my inner child, which had faded … Read More

House of My Heart

As I ‘cleaned house’ metaphorically, I discovered that my heart was made the way it was by all the experiences I’d had. Some good. Some terrible. Sting calls it ‘…the … Read More

Just and True

My father was not always my best friend – he still isn’t. However, he did give me a lot of good advice and was as good a father as he … Read More

Thousand Suns

“Keep the homefires burning” took on a whole new meaning for me as I struggled through a career change. I faced a number of people who were point-blank evil bastards and wanted nothing less than to crush my spirit. Something in me took fire and burns to this day.