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Douglas Knight

I write about what I'm thinking or what I've imagined in an effort to regain that childhood imagination and marry with my many years of real experiences. I'm getting better at it the more I write.I am a published author of two romantic intrigue novels.My books can be found at or if you want a personalized copy, by emailing me at

Life Is But A Dream

“Ladies and gentlemen, the star of our show, Duke Kingman,” a velvety smooth voice announces so eloquently inside the deep recesses of Duane Kintzheimer’s imagination. Duane takes one more look into the bathroom mirror as he drops a bright green ergonomic toothbrush into its designated hole in the tall orange […]

Mental Illness

My wife is a social worker at a mental health facility. She shares some heartbreak and triumphs. She respects them and their privacy so she never discloses their names. She treats them as individuals not as their illness and is teaching me to do the same. I look back on […]

Made Alive

Martha often opens her home to friends as well as strangers traveling. She and her sister Mary along with their brother Lazarus love to entertain and provide a respite for weary travelers. Tonight is different. Chaos from a cacophony of weeping and moaning intermingled with words of sympathy and reminiscing. […]

Let the Children Come

Children should be seen My daddy says Sit still. Be quiet. Behave. “Let the children come” The Son says “For such is the Kingdom” Thy Kingdom come “One thing I do know Once I was blind but now I see” Love Let the children come As a child Just as […]

February 7: A Prayer

I have yet to truly fathom just how magnificent you are God. I believe with all my heart you created all things. I just never stop to really think what all that means. Brennan Manning lays it out so beautifully in Chapter 2 of Ragamuffin Gospel. Yet, that describes only […]

In His Presence

I see him standing there. His arms outstretched beckoning. I am humbled to run into Jesus’ arms. I would feel uneasy in any other man’s embrace. But this is not any other man. Jesus loves me with the purest of hearts. No guile is found in him. Not only am […]

A Very Good Man

He has been blessed with a successful business. His wife and children are sheltered and well-fed. His family is respected in the community. The priests know him by name because he never misses an opportunity to pray and offer at the synagogue. Yet, even now as Baruch pays homage to […]