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A Dirty Old Man Hangs On: A Real-Time Look At Christian Grief-John Cowart's 2013 Diary By John Cowart
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E-Book in PDF Format--This book is the ninth in John's Dirty Old Man series. Ginny and John were in love and married for 45 years when she died on April 22, 2013. The pages of John's 2013 Diary tell... More > a love story in the face of death and give a real-time look at Christian grief. The diary starts in a sex clinic and ends in a joyous Christmas Eve candlelight service. In between it relates a tale of courage, love and humor as the couple deal with her cancer. Ginny said, "On the upside, Honey, think of all the money we're saving on our Viagra prescriptions". In the aftermath of Ginny's death, John went a little nuts learning to ride a Segway, buying an expensive book he can't read, getting stuck in a swamp and having to be rescued by a park ranger, and questioning his own faith. John said, "It's an easy step for me to go from asking 'What's wrong with me' to asking, 'What's wrong with God'".< Less
A Dirty Old Man Hangs On By John Cowart
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This book is the ninth in John's Dirty Old Man series. Ginny and John were in love and married for 45 years when she died on April 22, 2013. The pages of John's 2013 Diary tell a love story in the... More > face of death and give a real-time look at Christian grief. The diary starts in a sex clinic and ends in a joyous Christmas Eve candlelight service. In between it relates a tale of courage, love and humor as the couple deal with her cancer. Ginny said, "On the upside, Honey, think of all the money we're saving on our Viagra prescriptions". In the aftermath of Ginny's death, John went a little nuts learning to ride a Segway, buying an expensive book he can't read, getting stuck in a swamp and having to be rescued by a park ranger, and questioning his own faith. John said, "It's an easy step for me to go from asking 'What's wrong with me' to asking, 'What's wrong with God'".< Less
The Lazarus Projects By John Cowart
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In THE LAZARUS PROJECTS, by John Cowart, a team of modern scientists travels back through time to investigate the events surrounding the crucifixion of Jesus Christ by Roman authorities in the year... More > 33. Miami businessman Lazarus Wienstien, multi-millionaire owner of one of America's largest breweries, proposes this investigation. The bizarre death of his only grandson on the very day Mr. Wienstien discovers his own cancer motivates him to initiate five research projects, one of which, he hopes, will insure his personal survival after death. These projects include experiments in cyronics, geriatrics, hypnotic regression, resuscitation and resurrection.< Less
Strangers On The Earth By John Cowart
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John Cowart’s collective biography, Strangers On The Earth, offers miniature portraits of 20 people who were radically different from the rest of us, people I find to be among the most... More > fascinating characters who ever lived. Some told about in these pages are well known. Others you may have never heard of before. Each one exhibits certain other-worldly characteristics and values which you may find attractive, funny or odd — even repelling. Each of them acted out of place in this world, as though they were strangers here…. Among those profiled here are Astronomer Johannes Kepler, Aristocrat Jeanne Guyon, Farmer Seth Hubbel, Physician Eleanor Chesnut, Explorer Christopher Columbus, Housewife Mary Rowlandson, Saint Patrick of Ireland, Missionary William Carey, and a host of others who lived indeed as strangers on this earth.< Less
A Dirty Old Man On Wheels: John Cowart's 2012 Diary By John Cowart
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John Cowart, the dirty old man of the title, deteriorates further this eight year of his published diaries. Now, he gets around and into trouble on a wheeled aluminium walker--Don't go too fast, but... More > I go pretty far! Too far spmetimes. This makes the eight book in John Cowart's Dirty Old Man Goes Bad series. During 2012 John met the ghost of Abraham Maslow to discuss the hierarchy of human needs. John worried about getting arrested for burying human bones. And John met two beautiful girls in the mens room at a restaurant—and a demon in the front closet of his home. In 2012. John's diary picks up clues about his wife's terminal cancer and traces how the happy Christian couple confronted her disease. John said, “were anyone to ever write the story of my life, it would be a love story”.< Less
Worshday & Other Tales By John Cowart
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John Cowart's Worshday & Other Tales collects short stories related to John's odd world view. Titles include: Daddy Breaks The Egg Spell, The Transfiguration Of What's-His-Name, Uncle Herb's... More > Secret Picture, The Kid Reads Chaucer, Praying For The Beer Fish, Worshday, The Last Beast, and other strange tales. Fun reading from a fun guy. John says, "I think this book may be my best".< Less
A Dirty Old Man Tells All: John Cowart's 2011 Diary By John Cowart
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My 2011 Diary tells how readers in India, Germany, Russia, Indonesia, and other parts of the globe have found amusement and inspiration through my writing.The diary starts with a fight over a closet... More > and concludes with a song. In between readers watch me try to more or less walk with Christ in daily life. I asked my wife if she would buy my book. She said, "No". But then she lacks discernment and good taste--look who she married.< Less
My Most Amazing Year: The 1942 Diary of Eleanor Law Scruggs By John W. Cowart, editor
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In 1942, only 24 days after Pearl Harbor, school girl Eleanor Law, of Lee High School in Jacksonville, Florida, began her diary. Through that first year of World War II, she observes civilian life... More > and finds love. Her diary tells of meeting the man she would eventually marry and live with for 51 years. Breathless, excited, happy, anxious--her words reveal the real concerns of the time. As German subs sink ships in sight of Jacksonville and the FBI captures Nazi spies right in the city, Eleanor also worries about the USO dance and her school grades in real time.< Less
A Dirty Old Man Goes Bad By John Cowart
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A Dirty Old Man Goes Bad, by John Cowart, records the humor and happiness of a frustrated writer. John’s daily blog, Rabid Fun, bears the caption, “A befuddled ordinary Christian looks... More > for spiritual realities in day to day living.” Sounds like a downer. Yet, over 104,000 readers from 102 countries visited his website in 2005. A Dirty Old Man Goes Bad reveals John’s happy joys as well as his struggles with temptation over bitterness, resentment, pornography, Microsoft, depression, laziness, Google, Blogger, pettiness, sloth, Krispy Kreme Donuts, and anger. All in all, this is a real-time love story told day by day by a man who loves reality.< Less
A Dirty Old Man Gets Worse: John Cowart's 2006 Diary By John W. Cowart
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Have great reading fun as you track joys and frustrations in this light-hearted writer’s diary. Laugh as this happy man wrestles with temptations and ponders the existence and nature of God.... More > Smile at his antics over editing a Civil War diary and the autobiography of a 100-year-old man while at the same time caring for a duck attacked by a raccoon. Enjoy a year’s worth of fun with his wild and rambunctious family. Be amused at the false and mistaken report of his death; and relish his abiding joy in life. Follow John’s exploits as he plans to write THE WORLD’S GREATEST BOOK ON HUMILITY! as a future project.< Less