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Exactly one year ago today, I was released from the Adrian Regional Facility after serving an 18 months sentence for acting like a felonious idiot. While waiting in the rain for a bus ride to a 3/4 house Pontiac at the corner of nihilism & redemption– specific details of what the future held were murky at best. By grace alone and in spite of uncertainty, Hope Burned Brightly.

It’s been one wild ride of a year.

Today, I’ve been invited to Lansing to speak with lawmakers about repealing a draconian Juvenile Lifer Law & the so-called Truth In Sentencing statute. After that, it’s on to Ann Arbor for the Prison Creative Arts Program literary review committee meeting. Guess it’s time to bust out a sport coat.

O’ wait, I don’t have one. 🙂

Absolutely no horn-blowing intended. Father is all about restoring that which the locusts have consumed and sure has a sense of humor.

Thanks for hanging in Timmy & Josh. You are a couple of tough, young hombre’s.

O’ God, I’m so grateful…it’s hard to sleep.

 

“Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness”

Lamentations 3:22-23

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