155 Days of Good Time Restored

    Remember my NA series and all those NA Meetings I attended? Well they just now paid off in the form of good time. My release date has been adjusted from 8-9-32 to 3-7-32. I haven't done the math, but according to DOC, that's 155 days! Upon receiving this good news I was also … Continue reading 155 Days of Good Time Restored

Thanksgiving In The Joint (part 2)

    After reading an email from my sweet wife about what she is thankful for, I realized that my previous Thanksgiving post was incomplete. I failed to mention the things that I am thankful for. I'm thankful for having such a wonderful family. Starting with my wife. She is so incredibly kind and loving. Her dedication & … Continue reading Thanksgiving In The Joint (part 2)

My 20th & 21st NA Meetings

    STEP FOUR: We make a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. I did STEP FOUR years before I knew what it was. I did it in the form of writing, Stone City: Life In The Penitentiary. Today, STEP FOUR offers an opportunity to get re-acquainted with myself. I'll embrace this opportunity and do … Continue reading My 20th & 21st NA Meetings

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 18th NA Meeting

    I got up in front of the class and spoke at this meeting. I overcame my fear of public speaking and just did it. I started off my NA speech by saying, "The only reason why I'm here is because I was assigned 6 months of NA by my counselor in order to … Continue reading My 18th NA Meeting

My 17th NA Meeting

    This book is awesome! I'm talking about the NA book, sixth edition. I can literally flip it open to any random page, and find something practical and useful. I randomly flipped it open to page 19. As I read, I thought to myself, "This was the wrong page to flip to." I was … Continue reading My 17th NA Meeting

My 16th NA Meeting

        "We become able to make wise and loving decisions, based on principals and ideals that have real value in our lives. By shaping our thoughts with spiritual ideals, we are free to become who we want to be." (page 105)   I never would've thought I would find this type of wisdom … Continue reading My 16th NA Meeting