Longwood Gardens, in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is a wonderland of flowers, trees and fountains. Over one-million tourists visit this horticultural marvel annually. The Christmas display is one of its most popular.
Live Aid, the history-making rock concert held on July 13, 1985, was held simultaneously in London and Philadelphia. Many of the world's most famous and popular stars were there, and I was backstage. Here is the story.
The Bellagio's Arcadia is one of the most visually stunning floral displays for any season and is well worth experiencing.
You are more than skin and bones and blood. You are an eternal soul destined for somewhere beyond this day. You will take with you all the love and knowledge you possess when you pass through the door of death, yet not one material possession will travel with you.
Becoming a Master of anything is the same as mastering ourselves. The journey cannot be completed if we look back.
Boston, a city of tremendous historic significance and modern delights, was on my calendar of coming events, but how is it possible to see all of this city in one day? Here is what I did.
Tips on becoming a successful manager, here's the best advice.
First Love, who can ever forget their first passionate love interest? And why did they run away from it?
Finding peace at death is so very important.
Thankfully, Disney has brought the exotic planet of Pandora (from the movie Avatar) to life as its new attraction in Orlando at the Animal Kingdom. Well worth seeing and experiencing!
Upon seeing a photo on a restaurant wall of an actress named Betty Jewel, but having no knowledge of who she was, I had to find out. Here is her mysterious story.
In October of 1962, we came the closest ever to nuclear war and the destruction of the Northern Hemisphere. President John F. Kennedy stood toe to toe with Soviet leader Nikita Kruschev.
Those who forget history are prone to repeat its mistakes. Nazism is on the rise in America. We must stop this now!
A single life can still be fulfilled, even though it is lived alone.
The final phases of my mother's journey through Alzheimer's.
My mother's journey through Alzheimer's.
The story of my mother's tragic end as she journeys through Alzheimer's.
This continues the story of my mother's tragic ordeal after having been brutalized by State troopers.
My mother was brutalized by a State trooper, and her tragic story is told here.
From brutality at the hands of police to a sudden entry into Alzheimer's, my mother's tragic story is told here.
This is the story of my mother's tragic encounter with a State policeman who ruined her life, and her untimely journey into the world of Alzheimer's.
Love lost is never regained. What could not be then is not possible now, no matter how many times you try to go back to a time lost.
In the Amish world, life is simple, honesty is lived, and peace is sought at all times in all ways. This is my story of one such encounter, a true learning experience.
"When Last We Say Good-Bye" - a poem by Brian Gray
Some loves live with us in our dreams, especially those we wanted most, but could not have.
Prosody means the pattern and rhythm of sounds used in poetry. Writing poetry is always a struggle to find the right effect using this knowledge.
Loves lost are often never to be again. They are the ones we never seem to forget.
The Poem "Daydreaming" was written February 3, 1976, by Brian Gray.
The Day of Pentecost began an experience that is still sacred and very real, but it has been imitated and abused.
Every stage actor knows what it feels like when the last curtain comes down.
Some think that they will stay attractive forever. The greatest cynic is that person who was too attractive when they were young to settle down with just one person, then wakes up old and lonely.
Peer pressure can cause anyone to go down the path of bad choices, choices that lead to peril and suffering.
Some people spend a lifetime trying to find love, when it was all around them. Finding love can actually be simple. We just make it harder than need be.
Self-righteousness stinks. Religiosity is not a substitute for a genuine love of God and showing that love to fellow human beings.
What is life without someone to love fully and completely?
Do we ever find loyal and lasting love?
The Necklace of God, Chapter Three - Coming Back
Chapter Two of The Necklace of God - A Lost Boy in Italy
The Necklace of God is a short story that I wrote many years ago. I am now publishing this short story for the first time.
Daniel, the mysterious figure from the Book of Daniel, was he a prophet? Or was he a pharaoh? And what about the belief held by some that he was gay? What is the truth? Here are the facts.
How have sexual mores evolved over the centuries? We do not share the same values today as our religious ancestors.
If you don't like fruitcake, you will like this alternative. This has to be the best fruit and nut cake anywhere.
Live life fully and completely. Facing death is nothing to fear. Learn to love better.
Cure lower back forever with these simple exercises.
Heaven, a word used to describe the Afterlife of Christians who believe in Jesus Christ, actually means many things to many people. Where is Heaven? What is Heaven? Can we answer these questions?
Nicholas Winton was a man who did more good than most people can imagine, because he saved hundreds of children from the Holocaust.
Sin, what is the actual definition? The truth should set you free.
On April 8, 1972, I pulled a prank on Elvis Presley in Knoxville, Tennessee. This is the story.
The Thorn Birds was an international success, because it spoke to our hopes, fears and aspirations regarding love. I was on the set of The Thorn Birds in 1982, and learned an unexpected lesson.
The terra cotta warriors of Xi'an, China, and their emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, reveal many fascinating secrets. Discover them here.
It was late on a cold, snowy night in February. I was on my way home through the slushy country roads of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, when much to my childish delight, I noticed a tree along the way that had been decorated for Christmas, wrapped in...
What happens at the moment of death? Why are we here on Earth? Does it matter how we live in life? How we live, how we affect others, all of this may matter more than we realize.
On the Canadian side of Niagara Falls is an old barge stuck in the river just above the falls. Here is the true story of the men who were on that barge in 1918 and their incredible rescue.
Politicians are demonizing Muslims to gain votes and dividing this country the same way Hitler did in Nazi Germany by scapegoating innocent people. True Christians need to take a stand for peace.
A cancer diagnosis told her that she was going to die, but prayer changed all of that, and Millie Welde lived another decade before God called her home.
Paragraph 175 was a German penal code that outlawed homosexuality. Hitler used this law to imprison thousands of homosexuals. When the concentration camps were liberated, homosexuals were not.
In 1939, the MS St. Louis set sail for Cuba with 908 Jews on board. They were refused entry and returned to Europe where 254 of them perished at the hands of Hitler and the Nazis.
Clostridium difficile is a deadly bacteria inhabiting our gastrointestinal systems, and this bacteria can produce prolonged illness and even death. Saccharomyces boulardii is the cure.
Does Hell exist? Is Hell merely something to use to scare people into religious obligation? Are you going to Hell? Alternative thinking to Hell
Edgar Allan Poe, his mysterious death explained.
The famous White Star Liner Titanic will always hold a special place in our hearts. Just the name of that magnificent ship immediately conjures up unforgettable and moving scenes from romantic and tragic movies about this great human disaster. ...
There is NO excuse for flying the Confederate flag. All excuses are obfuscations and blatant lies designed to allow flagrant bigots to hide behind claims of constitutional rights to free speech, when the reality is that those who fly the Confederate...
I wrote this philosophical piece on February 2, 1983, at 12:35 a.m. There are many layers to deciphering its hidden meanings.
The joys of being what? I can hear it now, “Brother, being poor was no fun. It was a hardship.” And on and on the tales will go, but I ask everyone who has been through poverty, everyone who worked hard to get out of that poverty, what are...
Get rid of bruises fast. This is the fastest known remedy for removing a bruise. All herbal, this ancient Chinese recipe is the world's best bruise remover.
I recently received a shocking phone call that rattled my nerves for a moment...until I realized that I was being called by a well-run scam operation. Read the shocking story, then spread the word. You could be next. Don’t become a victim.
If you follow this recipe to the letter, I guarantee that your guests will think that you are a cooking genius. It was the recipe of Nellie Gray, my mother, famous for her strawberry pies.
In 1999, I decided it was time to fulfill a longtime wish of mine—that of walking on the Great Wall of China. I'm so glad I did, as it was the experience of a lifetime. Here is some of that journey.
Author Brian Gray shares some photos of a few of his favorite sights in Las Vegas
Jackie Chan is probably one of the most selfless and giving movie stars in the world. He is genuinely a star worthy of emulating. The author gives a brief glimpse into Jackie's life.
The story of the demise of the ancient cities of Sodom and Gomorrah has been used for centuries to condemn homosexuality. The truth is, the biblical account has nothing to do with homosexuality.
When the Carter Administration refused to allow the Dalai Lama into the U. S., one man stood up and fought for the right of the Dalai Lama to come here. This is his story.
An ancient love saga from China inspired the creation of the legendary pattern of pottery known as Blue Willow. Here is the fabulous story.
Sales is a profession with no limits to income - only those you place on yourself. How do super sales people make those incredible salaries? This article will show you how to make a lot more money.
I wanted to start this article right off with that loud statement - “The Bible Does NOT Condemn Homosexuality” - because for those who wonder what they are reading here, that statement should say it all. I prayerfully ask people to read the...
Did you receive a certified letter saying you are being sued by a credit card company? Don't despair. Fight back and answer the letter following the instructions below.
The question of God's existence has been debated throughout history. Here is a different point of view.