All For the Right to Pray (23)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 23 – Bittersweet Memories 2015 Conversations – Cat Dancing, Ghost Dancer, EPDixon EPD: Now I know that at some point Ghost got word that he was about to be arrested and that may be when you went to Canada… Neither of you has mentioned that. CAT: I’m having troubleContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (23)”

All For the Right to Pray (22)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 22 – Fateful Journey By Ghost Dancer In early 1995 word got to me that many of the Sun Dance chiefs, elders and teachers in Canada had been murdered by the authorities in Canada. They had planted explosives on the Sun Dance grounds and sacred ceremonial grounds so thatContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (22)”

All For the Right to Pray (21)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 21 – A Beautiful New Life By Ghost Dancer During these early days our two wolves came into our lives. It was a true blessing that they chose to stay with us and share their lives. One day after I came home from laying brick for 15 hours, CatContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (21)”

All For the Right to Pray (20)

Part Five – Sweet Freedom Chapter 20 – Miracles, Cleansing, Healing By Ghost Dancer Unheard of parole granted on February 9, 1994 When my parole hearing came up in February 1994, I was already fighting my convictions in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta. Then a miracle happened. I will share that miracleContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (20)”

All For the Right to Pray (19)

Part Four – The Spiritual Warrior Awakens Chapter 19 – Finally, My Day In Court By Ghost Dancer In 1989, after years of mental and physical abuse in the Alabama prison system, I filed suit in federal court in the Northern District of Alabama against the State of Alabama for the right to practice myContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (19)”

All For the Right to Pray (18)

Part Four – The Spiritual Warrior Awakens Chapter 18 – When Love Stepped In By Ghost Dancer What the prison officials didn’t understand was that by keeping me in this utter isolation, they were truly allowing me to tap into my inner spirit to find the strength and power available to me. When these tacticsContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (18)”

Beat The Dead Horse

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 117 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher I hate to feel like I’m doing it, but as I sit here with less than 4 months left to serve before my release to halfway house, I am concerned, and every day of not having answers is evenContinue reading “Beat The Dead Horse”

All For the Right to Pray (17)

Part Four – The Spiritual Warrior Awakens Chapter 17 – Eleven Years in Hell By Ghost Dancer After my return to the Alabama Department of Corrections in 1984, they tried to use loop holes in the Religious Freedom Act to deny me my religious rights once  again. I wasn’t asking for much – the rightContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (17)”

All For the Right to Pray (16)

Part Three – The Legacy of Wounded Knee Chapter 16 – Treachery in High Places By Ghost Dancer On the day of my arrest, August 5, 1981, I had just dropped my so-called wife off at her aunt’s house in Pensacola with a rental trailer loaded with her belongings. I had never been to thisContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (16)”

I Won’t Miss It

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 124 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher You know it’s crazy when your time is almost up and you realize that you’re already trying to forget the stuff that goes on around you.  Like for me, I am trying to put my mind in the freeContinue reading “I Won’t Miss It”