Category: Life Experiences

QUARANTNE LOG 2

[DAY 11. 1.3.21] Yesterday I found a man who was an Associate Pastor before he came to prison. I asked him to give our small group of Christians in the quarantine zone a sermon. He declined, saying he was “out of practice over twenty years, too much work to prepare, he’s uncomfortable.” So I developed…

QUARANTINE LOG 1

[Christmas Day. 6 pm]. Don’t know when I’ll be able to send this but, OH MY GOD! I’ve never seen so much craziness before in my whole life–and if you know my life…well, then you know that I’m really saying something. I’m in the gym, with at least a hundred other men. Rows upon rows…

A LESSON OF LOVE

It is a hard thing when you lose a loved one. My Omi (grandma Gertrude Steilman), who passesd away peacefully last Thursday (11/12/20), was both the sweetest and strongest woman I know. She was always the pillar on which the Steilman family leaned. Her life was a life of duty and honor and unwavering devotion…

THOUGHTS

This morning my cellmate and I were discussing an old friend of ours named Bill. Bill was a career crook who had served most of his life in prison. He released a few years ago at 75 years old. I had seen Bill more recently than my cellmate. He was a healthy 75 years old….

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