Joseph James
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Shaft Of Light
Sentenced To Death,
Destined For Life

Follow Your Dreams

As a child, I wanted to be a singer and to have my own band. I loved music and would sing every chance I got. My voice, however, was not good at all and many let me know about it. My uncle, Roy, was the lead singer in a country western band called the Echos back in the 70’s. I was privileged to get to see them perform on some occasions. One time he invited me to be on the stage in the back and see how it looked from there. To be in the midst of the music being generated was wild. I could actually feel it because it was so loud. This was what I wanted. I saw what it was like from their perspective. Rudy was on the drums and he had a set of those brand new roto-toms. Carlos was on the bass and my uncle was singing and playing rhythm on his guitar. They had a keyboard player, a lead guitar player and I think Jim was on the steel guitar. It was exciting. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS! Read the rest of this entry »

Stephen’s Gift To Paul

Sometimes we don’t understand why we go through great suffering at no fault of our own and some even seem to die before their time. I was thinking about Paul and Stephen in the wee hours of the morning as I was in and out of sleep, and just suddenly saw something I had questioned before. Read the rest of this entry »