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Polunsky Unit D.R.
3872 FM 350 South
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An execution date has been set for Julius for Jan 19, 2006 - Julius wins a Stay! 1-18-06

"My Moment to Speak" - January 2004

How hard is Confession?

Time & Chance  

For my Best

Christ's my Joy

My Gethsemane

The Purpose of Christis Life - Febr. 2005

Monday, Time 7.54 p.m. 

January 12, 2004

"My Moment to Speak"

Hi there! How are you? Fine, I do like to hope.

I received in the mail the notice entitle "Who is Who on Death Row". And I thought it s a wonderful opportunity to reach out to the world from this my inner sanctuary of joy, peace, pain and sorrows. My inner sanctuary of recollection and examination. A place where I am continuously striving for blessed perfection, in the midst of so much imperfection. And being a Texas Death Row prisoner, I've been on Death Row for going on 6 years. I have learned various degrees of things since I entered this life changing "PLACE" Yes, this is a place in and of itself and by itself. This is a world in the middle of another. It is in this world by all means provided the taxpayer’s money has made possible. But it is apart from the world I once knew as all who have freedom experience each day they open their eyes to see.

I have never known anything so degrading a place as this. A life in which on is labelled a murderer, a no gooder even a criminal. It will make a think about himself in awhole different light. This place puts a in a place where he's spending the rest of his life proving he's not what the society has stamped upon him to be. It's a place of self-examination; where you either become mature or lose your mind in your old ways from ever trying to be better than what you once were. I have come to see life in such seriousness that I spend my time taking every opportunity to do something for myself and if possible help others through what I have come to experience isn't a place for no man.

I do know that it isn't a nice thing having to hear of someone that you're come to know quite well get executed. And in the same I do know in some way the pain even the victim’s family have to suffer. Life is full of no gooders and do gooders. Yet, we all have our unlikable sides and untrustworthy sides. And in this I have come to understand that no matter how much good that one does you'll never be able to do or be good enough for another. Because every person has their own expectations they believe someone should fine up to, to be acceptable to them. And in the same there is no amount of good one can do that one should make a mistake want condemned for that one mistake he has made. In so much that their good has no importance.

In this world we live in we have too many faultfinders ready to point the finger because they don't know the least thing about imperfection. They expect all to be perfect and who don't make wrong decision in their life. (For we all have and will make wrong decisions) when they're the main one's deep in fault. I write a lot of poetry from my heart because I am no mean spirited man. But I show much kindness to all. Even to those who others may believe doesn’t deserve it. But to be honest I believe that in many ways we as human beings don't deserve anything as a whole. Yet, nonetheless because of Gods goodness opportunity is given to even man good and bad alike. And that is because potential’s in every man and woman only if it will be sought out and used to the better. I write this for all to see and read for in this I choose to have my moment to speak.

Faithfully Submitted;

Julius J. Murphy *999279

       

   

Julius J. Murphy #999279
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Montag, Zeit 19.54 Uhr
12. Januar 2004

“Mein Moment zu sprechen”

Na du! Wie geht es dir? Ich hoffe doch gut.
Ich erhielt den Brief von “Who is Who on Death Row” und ich dachte, es ist eine wunderbare Gelegenheit die Welt draußen von meinem inneren Zufluchtsort aus Freude, Friede, Schmerz und Leid zu erreichen. Mein innerer Zufluchtsort der Erinnerung und Prüfung. Ein Ort an dem ich ständig um selige Vollkommenheit bemüht bin, mitten in so viel Unvollkommenheit. Seit 6 Jahren bin ich Gefangener im texanischen Todestrakt. Seit ich an diesem Lebensverändernden Ort bin habe ich verschiedene Dinge gelernt. Ja, dies ist ein Ort, an und für sich und an sich.
Dies ist eine Welt in der Mitte einer anderen. Diese Welt wurde durch das Geld der Steuerzahler möglich gemacht. Aber sie ist getrennt von der Welt die ich einst kannte, in der jeder täglich Freiheit erfährt wenn er seine Augen öffnet.

Ich habe noch nie einen so entwürdigenden Ort gesehen wie diesen. Ein Leben in dem man als Mörder und Krimineller abgestempelt ist. Es lässt einen selbst in einem ganz anderen Licht erscheinen. Dieser Ort bringt einen an einen Ort an dem man den Rest seines Lebens damit verbringt zu beweisen, dass man nicht das ist, was die Gesellschaft einem aufgestempelt hat. Es ist ein Ort der Selbstprüfung an dem du entweder reifst oder deinen Verstand in alten Gewohnheiten verlierst und versuchst besser zu sein als dass was du einmal warst. Ich habe das Leben in solch ernsten Situationen gesehen, dass ich meine Zeit damit verbrachte jede Gelegenheit zu nutzen etwas für mich zu tun und wenn möglich anderen damit zu helfen was ich als völlig falschen Ort für Menschen erfahren habe.

Ich weiß, dass es keine schöne Sache ist wenn man hört, dass jemand den man gut kannte, hingerichtet wurde. Genauso kenne ich auch irgendwie den Schmerz, auch die Familie des Opfers leidet. Das Leben ist voll von schlechten und guten Menschen. Aber wir alle haben unsere unsympathischen und unzuverlässigen Seiten. Daher habe ich verstanden dass, egal wie viel gutes du tust, du wirst nie gut genug für andere sein. Weil jede Person ihre eigenen Erwartungen hat und sie glauben, dass jemand die Strafe tragen muss um von ihnen akzeptiert zu werden. Und genauso kann man mit nichts einen Fehler wieder gut machen den man begangen hat. In sofern ist ihre Gutmütigkeit unwichtig.

In der Welt in der wir leben gibt es zu viele Besserwisser die nur darauf warten mit dem Finger auf jemanden zu zeigen, da sie sich nicht im geringsten mit Unvollkommenheit auskennen.
Sie erwarten, dass alles perfekt ist und dass niemand falsche Entscheidungen in seinem Leben trifft. (Obwohl wir alle falsche Entscheidungen getroffen haben und noch treffen werden) sie sind die eigentlichen Schuldigen. Ich schreibe viele Gedichte aus meinem Herzen da ich kein böser Mensch bin. Aber ich zeige allen viel Freundlichkeit. Selbst gegenüber denjenigen von denen andere glauben dass sie es nicht verdienen. Aber um ehrlich zu sein glaube ich, dass wir Menschen als Ganzes, in vielerlei Hinsicht nichts verdienen. Doch trotzdem gibt der gütige Gott jedem Menschen, egal ob gut oder böse, eine Chance. In jedem Mann und in jeder Frau steckt Potential, man muss es nur finden und für Gutes verwenden. Ich schreibe dies damit alle es sehen und lesen können. Ich habe meinen Moment zu sprechen gewählt.

Treu Verfasst;
Julius J. Murphy *999279

Julius J. Murphy *999279
Polunsky Unit D.R.
3872 FM 350 South
Livingston - Texas 77351
U.S.A.


How hard is Confession?

Deep down inside we all have something to say. But it is much more complicated when you're not sure of what will turn out when said. Deep down in your soul there's human for release, but you can't set your mind and heart on it. Your mouth opens but, nothing really comes out but, shame facedness. How hard is confession, when we know that a day will come when we must confess our inner most thoughts?

Deep down inside always ready to hide instead of opening up. It is hard when you know your heart, your confession is what will bring you pain. But yet instil, you know that your inner visitor won't leave your mind and conscience done. How hard is confession, when we know that a day will come when we must confess our inmost feelings?

Deep down inside you are weighted over with pleasure of what you know, that if spoken will hurt another. Yet you continue to keep it inside, and go on as if there is nothing that needs to be said. How hard is confession, when we know that a day will come when we must confess our inner most sufferings?

Deep down inside building up on what has never been said. Creating inside yourself your own prison because, your confession forms bars and locks on your tongue and lips. How hard is confession, when we know that a day will come when we must confess our inner most dislithings?

How hard is confession? I ask myself, " what people would do through to let this world continue to destroy itself, in what it doesn't know? So what is it about confession? I ask myself?

 

Written By: Julius J. Murphy  

January 2004  

 

Time & Chance

It seems in my mind

The things we seek for

We spend precious time trying to hold

Do we not understand

 

Power, grace knowledge and sin

Is what we possess as we stand 

So should not we seek to conquer

what we possess then what we seek to hold

 

So that in that moment of time 

That we have conquered what we possess

In no more or no less in patience 

We shall reap what we have sowed.

 

Written By: Julius J. Murphy

January 2004

 

 

For my Best

When I came into creation

I was a picture of life

In the image of You

Given mental capability

For desiring knowledge

Of great things old and new

I was perfected with purpose

As your hands worked to form

Me from dust

Of which I would stand

Having hopes and dreams

But most of all in existence

Only for You.

 

I was directionless in heart

But or Your grace Holy father

I was given a place to start

For my steps were ordained

That I might be brought

Closer to You 

My past, present, and future

Were organized by You 

With a smile

Because only You knew

The joy I would have

Once all my struggles

For the moment

Passed away

I'd have strength and wisdom

In the next trial

should need be

I'd have suffer for awhile

As my Creater and Saviour

Your greatest interest has been

What You have worked

In life for me.

 

So I could know You

In love intimately for good

Because You have done all

In Your Holy will

On earth as it is in heaven

Bringing me understanding

For this my wps journey

That I could have confidence

To know it was for my best.

 

Written By: Julius Murphy  

 

January 2005

Christ's my Joy

Christ's my Joy

When my days are blue

And nothing goes right

Tough His presence is near

I'm surrounded by 

Dark of night

With the enemy of my soul

Lurking in spite

To cause my fall

His evil plans are continuous

As he schemes to destroy

The blessedness of God

In my life.

 

Christ's my joy

when there's no song to sing 

And my heart is heavy

Being in His Spirit

Though my circumstance is real

Divine comfort overshadows me

More than a conqueror

I have learned I am

Through the promise He gives

while I battle in life

To His victory I yield

That I with hope might stand

For it was His blood

That was spilled.

 

Christ's my joy

So in Him I can smile

Lifting up my hands in praise

Because God the Father

Has freed me from burden

And spiritual pain

That glory I can

In Christ all the while

For in the Son I'm aundant life

Heaven bound eternity's gain.

 

Written By: Julius Murphy

January 2005

 

 

My Gethsemane

 

In the garden of my life

My purpose and darkest hour

Has finally come upon me

All I have lived for

Is now to be tested

As I realize where I must go.

Only to my knees

Driven by emotional pain

It is hard to breathe

Anguished tears stain my cheeks

“Your will oh Father”

must at least be done.

So many visions in the past

Cloud my mind’s eye

As I see the hurt’s endured

From all who were against me

Yet for your pleasure

Dear Father have I withstood

That your will be done

For their forgiveness

You have made my life

A sufficient sacrifice

For all men this I know

That all would hear life

Spoken through my words

And see power in my deeds

Only that you would be

Glorified in me

In the garden of the life

Of my Gethsemane

I know your peace is real

Being showered in comfort

With your presence bring

My pain though strong

In your spirit your joy

I sing.

For I can have confidence

That this is but for a moment

I stride through the valley

On the shadow of death

My ride.

Into the warmth of your

Everlasting arms

My place with you to be

For I have finished my work

Now let me rise again

To be seated at your side

From this place the garden

Of the life of my Gethsemane.

 

Written by: Julius Murphy

 

 Sent February 2005  

 

The Purpose of Christis Life

 

The Lord Jesus Christ was a man of wonder and His character was truely spotless. He had a heart of kindness and He cared about all people regardless of what and who they were of, what label society gave them. He sought to reach out to all He encountered on the road of His ministry. He was not a man who would turn any man away no matter how sinful they may have been. Though the religious rulers would do so even the rich.. But Jesus was greatly distinet from then all for He came to earth to befriend and to save. For He Himself said, For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance. Matthew 9:13. 

 

The Lord sought to show the Father to mankind in general that we'd be able to know the Father personally. He walked upon this sinful earth to shine the light of the Father. For the word says of Him, "that light has come into the world" .... and again, And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. John 3:19a, 1:5.

 

Yet inspite of all that we read about our Lord and Saviour as was then so it is now. So many people come to the Saviour for the wrong things. In many plans in scripture after Jesus performed a miracle for those who came to Him He gave command not to tell anyone. Mark 8:26, 7:36, 5:43, Matthew 8:4, 12:15-16. As in the miracle of the young lady of twelve years of age. The command to keep the miracle a secret was a temporary measure, for certainly the girl's reappearance could not be hidden very long (For all knew she was dead. Mark 5:35) Such orders would, however, allow Jesus to exit quoetly. Simdy because Jesus didn't want to be known primarily as a miracle worker lest people seek Him for wrong reasons. Though the word says He would give recovery of sight to the blind. Luke 4:18. That was not His primary purporse, His purpose was to save that which is lost. Mathhew 18:11. 

 

Does that mean that He didn't want anyone to know the good things that God can do? No, for He tells the man whom He healed in the country of the Gadarenes who was possessed with a legion of demons. "Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He has had compassion on you mark 5:1-20. He only wanted people to come for the life. He provided rather than getting a miracle from God. Because the greatest miracle one can have done to them is being pulled back from eternal flames of the righteous wrath of God in judgment on sin which Christ Jesus the Lamb of God came to save all men from. That through him all who receive God’s gift of salvation would escape. He wanted people to recognize him as the “Bread of Life” that comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. John 6:26-27, 33-35.  

He was by no means against working the mighty power of God seen through the miracles he performed. Because the world of God says, “And the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hand”. Isaia 53:10. But rather he came into the world and living sacrifice from God the Father that he would take upon himself the sin of the world. In this we find the purpose of Christ’s life. Which should inspire us to come to Him for the life he gives in so that we would be healed inwardly. Isaia 53:5.  

 

Let us all in the world rest assured that God has the power to heal all our infirmities, all our sicknesses, all our pains and heartaches. But He would much rather save our souls. For what is outward healing of one’s soul is in separation from God under the hand of His mighty judgement? Let us seek God for what first is greatly important to our soul before anything else.  

In service to Christ,

Bro & Sister Murphy

Written By: Julius Murphy  

 

 

Sent in February 2005

 

You mark 5:1-20. He only wanted people to come for the life. He provided rather than getting a miracle from God. Because the greatest miracle one can have done to them is being pulled back from eternal flames of the righteous wrath of God in judgment on sin which Christ Jesus the Lamb of God came to save all men from. That through him all who receive God’s gift of salvation would escape. He wanted people to recognize him as the “Bread of Life” that comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. John 6:26-27, 33-35. He was by no means against working the mighty power of God seen through the miracles he performed. Because the world of God says, “And the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in His hand”. Isaia 53:10. But rather he came into the world and living sacrifice from God the Father that he would take upon himself the sin of the world. In this we find the purpose of Christ’s life. Which should inspire us to come to Him for the life he gives in so that we would be healed inwardly. Isaia 53:5. Let us