By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 24 I Have a Dream October 2021 When my “Out Date” arrives in about a year, I will be going to a Halfway House where I will receive the help and assistance needed to readjust and get on my feet. The counselors there will have a packetContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (24)”
Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 10 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer In the old days and even back to the ancient times of the mounds, our ancestors had a Sunrise Ceremony. This was our traditional way of renewing our birth connection to our Mother Earth and Grandmother Sun. When we are in our mother’s womb,Continue reading “Going to Water”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 17 Didn’t See It Coming As the days go on I become familiar with the prison and doing all the things I need to do, but first and foremost in my mind is going to medical to work on getting my back and spine issues resolved andContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (17)”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 14 From The Top To The Bottom Man, almost as bad as being blindsided with this dang transfer “back to my region” was the fact that they sent me back to Yazoo. Let me tell you, I spent 3 years in Yazoo before I went to Petersburg.Continue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (14)”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 11 Finding New Family Well, I can’t help it, I don’t know what it is, but I have always been able to get along better with women than men, and they always seem to sense it. Some years ago I placed an ad on Write A Prisoner.com.Continue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (11)”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 10 Cat In The Forest Shortly after Walker left, about mid-week, I was asked if I would come to the next sweat and was told the brothers wanted to ask me to become a member of the circle and spiritual group there. For more than a year,Continue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (10)”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 9 Walker As Bad as it was… It could always be worse. After 5 months in the hole in Florida I was finally transferred to Yazoo Mississippi. I knew from the moment I stepped into the R&D for intake processing that I wasn’t going to like itContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (9)”
By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 8 Strange Blessings Prison is a strange place, you never know what’s next or who you will meet on any given day or in reality who you’re really even talking to. I know you have probably heard the saying, “there are no friends in prison.” Well, forContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (8)”
Blindsided – It took me a minute to get used to them calling me the elder. I understood the implied respect and honor that it conferred, but more than that, it made me feel like I had reason and purpose, and that the Creator had finally started to use me as a tool to carry the ways on to the next generation; to help other men find a path to the life-changing religious beliefs, practices and behaviors that had given my life meaning.
Depression, Music & Brotherhood – There are many things that can bring you sickness and illness. Some of them we never even think about until it’s too late… During this time, I wrote some really poignant music and lyrics. The ordeal let me tap into a part of my mind that I never knew I could write from. I was amazed at the depth and clarity in which songs could pinpoint my feelings and put them out there in written form.