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Kurt Michael Brundage
Writer | Public Speaker | Activist
Writer | Public Speaker | Activist
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Have you ever stared into the deep, black, empty, bottomless eyes of the Devil himself? I have. And it won’t be the last time. I don’t pretend to think I’ll escape my sins without paying what I owe, no matter how much good I try to accomplish with the…

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As of today, I have been home from prison for three years. So perhaps it’s time for a bit of reflection. As I look back over those three years, have I accomplished anything? I mean, sure, I’ve written two books (with numerous more in production), I’ve run…

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A few months ago, I wrote a series of letters to school districts and universities in my immediate vicinity, informing them of my goals as a public speaker (and author), as well as offering to come speak to faculties, administrators, or future teachers in…

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The educational community has rejected me once again. Another potential speaking engagement has been canceled. There was an inquiry recently about having me speak at local venue, and the owner of the venue sought feedback from teachers and administrators…

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Dear Old Friend, Until yesterday, we hadn’t spoken in a decade. In the back of my mind, I was 99% sure — because of the context of our former acquaintanceship — we would likely never speak again. But then, you began reading my writing. And then you read…

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July 24, 2013 My Loving Wife, Today I had a troubling thought process. I was watching a show on The History Channel about serial killers, and (of course) they did a segment about the BTK killer, Dennis Rader. It was interesting because he’s from Wichita…

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Sometimes the guilt I carry regarding my past is just too much. It’s one thing to regret my past, but the amount of guilt I carry is often debilitating. I still see a therapist regularly. I’ve told him about how I refuse to let go of my guilt, but he…

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Thursday—6:03 AM (CDT): On the Tarmac I literally made my flight with 40 seconds to spare (thanks to the long TSA line.) And now I’m sitting in the best row of coach — that first row behind First Class, the row with the extra leg room. Score! I am flying…

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I will be forever grateful for the way my wife has sacrificed so much for me, has forgiven so much of me, and continues to give so much to me. Over the years, she has withstood more than any wife should, but she has withstood everything and has remained…

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“Hope. It is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength, and your greatest weakness.” —The Matrix Reloaded It’s actually quite easy to completely give up hope. I should know. In March of 2012, I did it — twice.…
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