Freedom Lost, Life Found

My Journey to Spiritual Healing By Candace Freedom lost, life found. That’s the gift I have been given. Through all my trials and tribulations I now see the light on a road I’ve never believed possible! Thank you Father God for never giving up on your children. Thank you for hearing my cry and puttingContinue reading “Freedom Lost, Life Found”

Sings Alone

By Edna Peirce Dixon September 30, 2022 Into this life, I was born and I will die. Always on the outside, looking through cracks in the fences of life. Never quite belonging, alone, yet always striving to understand and be understood. Wondering why the pieces never seem to fit. Sometimes wondering if I even possessContinue reading “Sings Alone”

STEP INTO THE LIGHT (3)

Chapter Three – Thought I Was Safe By Steven Maisenbacher I had been here at the halfway house for 3 weeks and thought things were finally going smoothly.  Usually I’m in bed by 10:00 every night because I’m up with the dawn each morning to thank the Creator for another day. Then something went veryContinue reading “STEP INTO THE LIGHT (3)”

STEP INTO THE LIGHT (2)

Chapter Two – Warrior Women By Steven Maisenbacher I want to talk about something that is very important to me. This chapter has written itself over the past 62 years. It is one that I never even gave much thought to until recently and it’s long overdue. I want to talk about the women inContinue reading “STEP INTO THE LIGHT (2)”

STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)

Chapter One – Night Ride to Freedom’s Door By Steven Maisenbacher It’s funny how you think you have yourself prepared and all the mental shackles of the past 23 years of captivity are just going to go away when you’re finally released to a halfway house and the first small steps toward freedom. August 30,Continue reading “STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)”

All For the Right to Pray (29)

Part Eight – The Warrior Comes Home Chapter 29 – Alive Again! By Ghost Dancer Letting Go of Prison Now I must tell everyone there is a huge dramatic adjustment anyone getting out of prison must make, especially if this has been the only life you’ve known for a long period of time. There areContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (29)”

All For the Right to Pray (28)

Part Eight – The Warrior Comes Home Chapter 28 – What Price Compassion By Ghost Dancer The Covid-19 pandemic hit all the prisons hard early in 2020. By April 1st all normal activities had ceased at Talladega and we found ourselves on total lockdown with no relief for months. There was no fast-track out forContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (28)”

Midlife Dreams

By Edna Peirce Dixon Today I’m thinking of my children and their mates, all now in their midlife years, some retired, some thinking hard about it. I watch with interest as each one embarks on the next phase of life, taking risks, setting new goals and following their dreams. I think too about Ghost DancerContinue reading “Midlife Dreams”

All For the Right to Pray (27)

Part Seven – Twenty Six Years in Federal Prison Chapter 27 – Still I Walk The Red Road By Ghost Dancer With nothing more to lose, I put my trust in Spirit and just went right on doing what I had always known I was meant to do: teaching and speaking out about injustice andContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (27)”

What A Ride

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 12 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Well my friends this is gonna be the last edition from me until after I’m out and able to start writing again. I figure a few days ought to see me to having the wherewithal. Smile.  At that timeContinue reading “What A Ride”