he Is A Liar

Every day I walk in fear. Fear of violence, fear of tomorrow and what it might bring, but mostly fear that I am now less than I used to be.  In the words of this song I find strength to believe that I am still valued and worth more than what my crime suggests.  I…

I’m A Winner

Have you ever called yourself a loser? I have and sometimes still do. It’s a harsh label and one I wish I didn’t use. How many times have you looked at another person and said to yourself, “At least I’m not as bad as that person.”?  Isn’t that really the same thing as calling another…

Better Living Through Chemistry

Words. They’re only words. Groupings of letters in a particular order that provide a visual representation of what we want to communicate.  So why can’t I find the words to put down on paper.  In the past, I would write 15 to 50 pages a day!  Now – I struggle to complete a paragraph. I…

Baptism By Fire

This came in the most recent letter … I believe baptism comes in several forms.  Through the Bible we hear, read, of baptism by water.  It’s the symbolic washing away of sins and the death to sin of the old self and birth to righteousness of a new self.  It is by its very nature…

A Journey Begun

Welcome. It is one of my sincerest hopes that you will walk my journey with me and find your way out of whatever wilderness, prison, captivity, or exile you find yourself living. I’ve begun and am already becoming renewed into a new life. Unbelievably, I’m finding true freedom behind the razor wire topped fencing. I hope you’ll enjoy your time here.