Coping With Prison Life

    A lot has been going on. I do my best to remain positive and stay upbeat. But I must admit, sometimes it's super hard. Back in August I was on a softball team that was argumentive, disorganized, and dysfunctional. So I quit. Soon after I quit, I hear a knock on my cell … Continue reading Coping With Prison Life

My Watch Broke

    I was in my cell training for my upcoming EFV's with my wife. I was doing weighted hip thrusters with a 65 pound box on my lap. As I was on my fifth set of fifty, my stomach growled. I finished my set, then looked at my watch to see how much longer … Continue reading My Watch Broke

A Prayer For My Wife As She Hikes The PCT

    Dear Heavenly Father, As my wife¬†hikes the Pacific Crest Trail¬†(PCT), I pray that she endures throughout the day and night. Please let it be known unto her heart how much I love and appreciate her, and how thankful I am to have her. Anoint her with all the energy she needs to make … Continue reading A Prayer For My Wife As She Hikes The PCT

Take The Initiative To Express Love

    What's better than love? NOTHING...that's what! So why not take the initiative to express love? Everyday. To your spouse. Your children. Your friends. To mankind. I'm shocked by all the men who take their women for granted. No wonder divorce rates are at an all time high. I understand that every couple will … Continue reading Take The Initiative To Express Love

My 19th NA Meeting

    "We make a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him." (pg. 25-27 in the NA book, sixth edition)   Today we read about step three. This reading gave me valuable food for thought as I interpreted it in a way that works … Continue reading My 19th NA Meeting

My 13th NA Meeting

    In My 12th NA Meeting, I rewrote the 12 principles of "HOW IT WORKS." I rewrote them according to how I perceive them, and how I apply them to my daily life. In this post I want to focus on two of those 12 principles:   #2 Understand that there is a POWER … Continue reading My 13th NA Meeting

Christmas With My Wife

    Just before December approached, I asked my wife, "Is there anything I can do for you this Christmas?" She said, "Hmm, let me think about it." A couple days later she tells me, "I thought of something we can do together!" I respond, "Reeeallly. And what might that be?" "Well, you know how … Continue reading Christmas With My Wife