NATIVE TRADITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE & INCLUSION

Reflection for Native American Heritage Month By Ghost Dancer Native peoples have a hard time dealing with some of the practices and understandings of other peoples. By this I mean, most Native feel that other people must not think for themselves and are programmed as a whole rather than in freedom of the individual. IContinue reading “NATIVE TRADITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE & INCLUSION”

Fancy Meeting You On The Ark

Genealogy Journeys . . . By Edna Peirce Dixon Genealogy Research Notes, October 2012 – Recently I’ve been concentrating on Jack’s ALLEN family and the GREEN’s of my friend, Sandra “Sunfeather” Lee’s family. It was exciting to learn awhile back that Jack’s ancestor, one Thomas Allen b 1610 had journeyed from England in 1633-34 inContinue reading “Fancy Meeting You On The Ark”

Time vs. People

Chapter Seven – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Before I came here, my assumption was people were going to be helpful in my making this transition from prison to the “real” world. I’m rapidly finding this is not always the case. In the battle of Time vs. People the level of helpful dependsContinue reading “Time vs. People”

The Most Powerful

Chapter Six – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher I’m going to step outside the boundaries of what I’ve been doing normally and speak on something that’s come to my mind in the most profound way possible. I want to elaborate on what’s going on. Wars have been fought over love. Men have movedContinue reading The Most Powerful

Walks Goes To College

Chapter Five – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Well it seems like it’s a done deal, only not done the way I initially had planned. It looks like I won’t be taking Computer Sciences. I was contacted by the success counselor who advised me that the Computer Sciences program is a rigorous, in-depth,Continue reading “Walks Goes To College”

Speed Bumps

Chapter Four – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Why does everything have to be so difficult? I’ve been out for a little over a month now. I have filled out a hundred applications and applied at probably 50 places. With 25 years of education and training in the quality assurance field, you’d thinkContinue reading “Speed Bumps”

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”

Thought I Was Safe

Chapter Three – Step Into The Light 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 “Thought I Was Safe”

Warrior Women

Chapter Two – Step Into The Light 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 theContinue reading “Warrior Women”