Being in prison for more than thirty years has afforded me some rewarding opportunities to get to know men whom most of society knows very little about...
As cold waters to a thirsty soul,
so is good news from a far country.
In this environment where there is so much negativity and where even the good one tries to do is oftentimes opposed by bias and ignorance, receiving some good news is encouraging...
It is more blessed to give than to receive.
This prison houses some of the most kindhearted, caring and decent men I have ever encountered...
Because of the way I had lived my life in the past, and because of the crimes I committed that eventually brought me to prison, and through the media's continuous portrayal of me as a demented and sinister figure, I have to work hard to overcome immense odds in order to accomplish anything that is good and positive...
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear:
what can man do to me?
Recently, during a time of quiet prayer, the Lord revealed to me that there are many who hate me...
With my soul have I desired thee in the night;
yea, with my spirit within me will I seek Thee early...
There is something so very deep and intimate about desiring the Lord that those who do not have the same love for Him could never understand it...
Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is
a new creature: old things are passed away;
behold all things are become new.
II Corinthians 5:17
It was thirty years ago today that police detectives pointed guns at my head, placed handcuffs on my wrists, and locked me up to face charges of multiple homicides...
Jesus said, "I must work while it is still day because night is coming when no man can work (John 9:4)."
Today I experienced great joy by seeing the smiles on the faces of the kids I gave bowls of ice cream to...