M. Douglas Wray

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


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.