Earlier this month I wrote about a suicide which took place here. Sadly, the Sullivan County Jail, which is run by the county, and not the state, had its own problems with suicide as well...
A nice thing happened to me today. Several of the guys from the prison's Intermediate Care Program, also known simply as ICP, where I work in the afternoons, told me how very much they appreciate me...
Much of the general public is unaware of the nobble efforts prison inmates often make to try to reach the youth of their respective communities with well-intentioned warnings to stay away from gangs and drugs, and to flee violence...
On this Sunday morning, as I was sitting in the recreation area of my housing unit awaiting the announcement to come over the public address system for church services to begin, the officer who was on duty stopped by my table to chat with me...
Not for that we have dominion over your
faith, but are helpers of your joy:
for by faith ye stand.
II Corinthians 1:24
The Christian's journey through life can be likened to a lengthy learning process...
A prisoner took his life yesterday. A guard working the late shift found his body hanging from the air vent that's located near the ceiling above the cell's toilet...