A Touch of You and Me

The Human Journey

by James Smalls



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/11/2003

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 76
ISBN : 9781553957294

About the Book

A Touch of You and Me: The Human Journey touches upon the author's struggle to reach for the sometimes elusive meaning of life and faith, and follows the human Journey through both the joys and perils of love. It incorporates an understanding of spiritual principles articulating the link between the divine and the temporal.

Each chapter of the collection focuses on a specific experience or event. The collection opens with "Life" and goes on to touch upon "Faith" with selections such as Timeless Grace and Thirsty Soul.

Later, "Hope" depicts the ever-changing process through which one must journey as is evident in A Virtual World of Hope:

So today, life is transformed into three dimensions. One, with irrelevance has been stilled, Another, in disgrace, sacrificed its space. And yet, with much effort, another given uninhibited wings.

Under the heading "Love," similar themes are revisited while flirting with the unpredictability of love. In Love Untamed the speaker attempts to capture such unpredictability as the speaker personifies the nature of Love.

So unpredictable she is, For as the curse of a queen's venom she strikes. Yet, as a prudent fool, to her, all is forfeited.

A Touch of You and Me: The Human Journey, closes with "Tragedy" and "Victory," two chapters revolving around perhaps two extremes that highlight the overall theme of the volume.

About the Author

A Touch of You and Me: The Human Journey expresses the author's feelings and experiences as he journeys through life. Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, James Smalls attended Central Michigan University. At an early age he joined the United States Army. As he traveled the world, he developed a desire for writing while confronting and sometimes struggling with the many challenges of modern society. It is his hope that his writing will inspire others, evoking thoughts and hope, as well as enlightening the reader who may be asking similar questions. He spends his leisure time writing, watching sports, doing woodwork, and taking part in outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing.