The Words of the Downey Family

 Table of Contents

National Leadership Meeting (Michael P. Downey - June 26, 1999)

CPL (Chung Pyung Lake) Testimony (Helen Downey - December 15, 2000)

Rev. Moon (Michael P. Downey - February 24, 2001)

Love Is Just a Memory (Michael Downey - February 4, 2013 pdf)

My Testimony (Michael P. Downey - May 2013)

Father from a Distance and then Face to Face (Michael P. Downey - May 2013 pdf)

True Parents' Alaskan Training (Michael P. Downey - July 2013)

The Good Guys (Michael P. Downey - September 1, 2013 pdf)

Three Times a Charm - Getting a Korean Driver’s License - Part 1 (Michael Downey - March 28, 2014 pdf)

Three Times a Charm - Getting a Korean Driver’s License - Part 2 (Michael Downey - March 28, 2014 pdf)

Death of the King (Michael P. Downey - March 21, 2015 pdf)

Up North: Chapter One - The Tender Man (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Two - Green Hope Days (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Three - Meanwhile Back In Dodge (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Four -- The Hunt (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Five -- Between the Rock and the Deep Blue Sea (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Six -- The Halibut Derby (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Seven - The Sporting Life (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Eight - Egegik: Who Knew What and When? (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Nine - Egegik: The Flying Circus (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Ten - Egegik: On the Beach (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Eleven - Egegik: Air Ops (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Twelve - Egegik: The Day the Salmon Fried (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Thirteen - Moon Over Alaska (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Fourteen - The Alaskans (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

Up North: Chapter Fifteen - That’s a Wrap (Michael Downey - September 7, 2016 pdf)

The Chung Pyung Providence - Part One: So This is Korea (Michael Downey - September 8, 2016 pdf)

The Chung Pyung Providence - Part Two: Eyes Wide Open (Michael Downey - September 8, 2016 pdf)

Up North Book (Michael Downey - September 23, 2016 pdf)

It Don’t Mean Nuthin (Michael Downey - September 24, 2016 pdf)

One Bad Day - A Short Story (Michael Downey - October 6, 2016 pdf)

If Jesus Were Alive Today (Michael Downey - October 18, 2016 pdf)

Rock of Ages, a Short Story (Michael P. Downey - October 19, 2016 pdf)

Making America Great Again - A short story (Michael Downey - November 7, 2016 pdf)

A People of Destiny (Michael Downey - March 7, 2017 pdf)

Anti-dictator, social, pro-North Korea groups on a South Korean campus (Michael Downey - March 11, 2017 pdf)

This Too Shall Pass (Michael Downey - March 16, 2017 pdf)

Rock of Ages - A short story (Michael P. Downey - July 16, 2017 pdf)

This Too Shall Pass (Michael Downey - July 30, 2017 pdf)

Teach North Korean Refugees (TNKR) held its sixth speech contest (Michael Downey - August 27, 2017 pdf)

Bad As I Want To Be (Michael Downey - June 6, 2018 pdf)

Dear Leader (Michael Downey - June 18, 2018 pdf)

The Pride of My Country (Michael Downey - June 10, 2018 pdf)

The Chung Pyung Providence - Parts One and Two (Michael Downey - August 8, 2018 pdf)

Mary Mary, Quite Contrary - Korean Sex Shamanism and Sun Myung Moon (Michael Downey - August 22, 2018 pdf)

Is Sun Myung Moon the Messiah? (Michael Downey - September 19, 2018 pdf)

Reparation! North Korea, what happened to Hwang In-cheol's father? (Michael Downey - October 20, 2018 pdf)

A Report - What I've Been Doing for the Last 19 Years (Michael Downey - October 25, 2018 pdf)

The Strangest Dream - Good Go Boats and Fishing for Bluefin Tuna (Michael Downey - November 2, 2018 pdf)

I was interviewed by Voice of America about my work with North Korean refugees (Michael Downey - January 4, 2019 pdf)

Towards a New Korean Independence Movement (Michael Downey - February 22, 2019 pdf)

Our Cherished Hopes - Volunteer English teacher coach North Korean Refugees (Michael Downey - September 2, 2019 pdf)

This is a big kimjang weekend in Korea - making kimchi to last through the winter (Michael Downey - November 2019 pdf)

What my three years' experience working with North Korean refugees taught me (Michael P. Downey - December 2019 pdf)

A Christmas Story (Michael Downey - December 19, 2019 pdf)

The True Work of Unification (Michael Downey - December 26, 2019 pdf)

Pride of My Country (Michael Downey - January 31, 2020 pdf)

Our Cherished Hopes Are For Unity (Michael Downey - February 7, 2020 pdf)

Parasite Korean Style (Michael Downey - February 11, 2020 pdf)

Green Hope Days (Michael Downey - February 13, 2020 pdf)

What on Earth is a literary life? (Michael Downey - February 20, 2020 pdf)

Hanging Tough in the Age of the COVID-19 Virus (Michael Downey - February 28, 2020 pdf)

Nothing to Fear… Times Are Tough In the Age of the Corona Virus (Michael Downey - March 7, 2020 pdf)

Grace Under Pressure: When I speak with my own voice I know it is right (Michael Downey - March 14, 2020 pdf)

Driving Out the Snakes - An Excerpt from My Upcoming Novel (Michael Downey - March 17, 2020 pdf)

Who Was That Masked Man? (Michael Downey - March 27, 2020 pdf)

Meaning, value, and usefulness - Is value equal to meaning or equal to useful? (Michael Downey - March 28, 2020 pdf)

Meaning, Value, and Usefulness (Michael Downey - March 29, 2020 pdf)

The Corona Virus in South Korea - Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome (Michael Downey - April 4, 2020 pdf)

Is the Medium Still the Message? (Michael Downey - April 11, 2020 pdf)

North Korea: The King Is Dead, Long Live the Queen? (Michael Downey - April 27, 2020 pdf)

Buddha's Birthday and the blending of religions (Michael Downey - April 30, 2020 pdf)

The Nature of Reality - Does reality, in fact, exist or not? (Michael Downey - May 8, 2020 pdf)

Personal problems are a dime a dozen - It Don't Mean Nuthin (Michael Downey - May 14, 2020 pdf)

How to Become an Author - His Own Character Was Being Shaped By Fiction (Michael Downey - May 22, 2020 pdf)

Once Upon a Time… The Day I Was Sure I Was One of the Good Guys (Michael Downey - June 5, 2020 pdf)

What Do We Want? Peace! Where Does It Start? It Starts With Me! (Michael Downey - June 15, 2020 pdf)

So, you say you want a revolution? How about some Self-Purification first (Michael Downey - June 20, 2020 pdf)

My New Novel: Between Heaven and Earth - Book One: The Cost of Freedom - Prologue: A Man of the Cloth (Michael Downey - August 15, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth - Book One - The Cost of Freedom; Chapter One - The Crossing (Michael Downey - August 16, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book One - The Cost of Freedom – Chapter Two - Chinese Dreaming (Michael Downey - August 17, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Three- Going Up the Country (Michael Downey - August 18, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Four - A Way Out (Michael P. Downey - August 19, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Five - In the Market (Michael Downey - August 20, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Six - The Best Laid Plans (Michael Downey - August 21, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Seven -Out of the Frying Pan (Michael Downey - August 24, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Eight - In to the Fire (Michael Downey - August 25, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Nine - Just a Taste (Michael Downey - August 26, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Ten - Mysterious Ways (Michael Downey - August 27, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Eleven - The Mission (Michael Downey - August 28, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Twelve - New Light (Michael Downey - August 30, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Thirteen - Twas the Season (Michael Downey - August 31, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Fourteen - A Sticky Situation (Michael Downey - September 2, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Fifteen - The Moment (Michael Downey - September 3, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Sixteen - Time to Go (Michael Downey - September 4, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Seventeen - A Good Start (Michael Downey - September 6, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Eighteen - Gladly the Cross I'd Bear (Michael Downey - September 7, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Nineteen - The Home Stretch (Michael Downey - September 8, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth Book: One - The Cost of Freedom - Chapter Twenty - The Deep End (Michael Downey - September 9, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter One - Life of Guy (Michael Downey - September 11, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Two - A Chance Encounter (Michael Downey - September 12, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Three - Bringing In a Couple of Keys (Michael Downey - September 13, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Four - On The Town (Michael Downey - September 14, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Five - Step By Step (Michael Downey - September 15, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Six - The Matter of Meaning (Michael Downey - September 16, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Seven - What's Love Got to Do With It (Michael Downey - September 17, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Eight - And so it Began (Michael Downey - September 18, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Nine - The Education of Guy (Michael Downey - September 19, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Ten - A People of Destiny (Michael Downey - September 21, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Eleven - Of Little Comfort (Michael Downey - September 22, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Twelve - A Horse of a Different Color (Michael Downey - September 23, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Thirteen - Tattoos (Michael Downey - September 24, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Fourteen -Falling Leaves (Michael P. Downey - September 25, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Fifteen - Falling Leaves (Michael Downey - September 26, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Sixteen - The Rain Check (Michael Downey - September 28, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Seventeen - Reckless (Michael Downey - September 29, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Eighteen - A Second Front (Michael Downey - September 30, 20 (pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Nineteen - Financial Planning (Michael Downey - October 1, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Two - A Cross to Bear - Chapter Twenty - A Hill to Die On (Michael Downey - October 3, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter One - Stuck in the Middle (Michael P. Downey - October 5, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Two - Conspiracy Theories (Michael P. Downey - October 6, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Three - A Way Forward (Michael P. Downey - October 7, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Four - Word (Michael P. Downey - October 8, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Five - The Money Master (Michael P. Downey - October 9, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Six - Ankle Boots (Michael P. Downey - October 10, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Seven - The Art of Life (Michael P. Downey - October 11, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Eight - The Family Guy (Michael P. Downey - October 13, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Nine - In the Refuge (Michael P. Downey - October 14, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Ten - Down A Thorny Path (Michael P. Downey - October 15, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Eleven - On the Move (Michael P. Downey - October 16, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Twelve-Working Out (Michael P. Downey - October 17, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Thirteen - In the Temple of Heaven (Michael P. Downey - October 19, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Fourteen - Run to Ground (Michael P. Downey - October 21, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Fifteen - A Tough Nut to Crack (Michael P. Downey - October 22, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Sixteen - Spring Time in Harbin (Michael P. Downey - October 23, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Seventeen - Sisters (Michael P. Downey - October 24, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Eighteen - In the Dead of the Night (Michael P. Downey - October 25, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Nineteen - Along the Way (Michael P. Downey - October 26, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Book Three - Destiny and Fate - Chapter Twenty - No Greater Love (Michael P. Downey - October 27, 2020 pdf)

Between Heaven and Earth: Epilogue - OneKorea (Michael P. Downey - October 30, 2020 pdf)

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