Hey, Circle,

How are you?  I just got out of work so I though I would just write you for yes I would love to hear from you guys.  For I pray for you and all the Circles everyday, so keep in touch.  Don’t forget the free list!

May his grace be there,

Father Joel Dudley

joel

Hey, Circle,

Thanks for the Birthday card, although it isn’t untill June 18th.  But, hey, it’s the thought that counts. Thanks alot!  Well, I found out why I havne’t seen fortune around here, they sent him to medium.  Still haven’t gotten any of those spells that I asked nfor or that other information about Saba Islet.

Well, goodnight and have fun! :-)

Kenneth McDonald

kenny

We’ll be running a Bo Lozoff book study soon.  We tried to get more free books in bulk, but we got this sweet offer from the friends of Bo:

From: Human Kindness Foundation Date: 5/26/2015 10:32:46 AM
To: ‘Robin Raged’

Dear Robin,

We’re so glad you are doing such heart-filled work with people in recovery. And we’d like to be helpful. Here’s my dilemma: our books are available free to people who request them directly, whether they are incarcerated or not. If someone writes for their own book and lets us know they can’t afford to pay, we send the book free. Yes, it costs more per book, but usually people won’t bother to contact us unless they are really interested. We get hundreds of requests to send books to other people: family members, friends, long-lost girlfriends. We simply can’t afford to send all of them, so we made this policy in order to send to the people who most want the books, and (we hope) are therefore the most motivated to actually use them. I don’t doubt that people in your group are interested, but I need to stick with our policy. So, you can invite (please don’t require!) your participants to contact us directly. Please encourage them to pay something for the book if they can, even if it’s just a dollar or two. Or, you can buy the books at a discount. I can send you a box of 28 books for $140.

Peace & blessings,

Catherine

From: humankindness@humankindness.org Date: 5/26/2015 10:32:46 AM
To: ‘Robin Rage’

Dear Robin,

We’re so glad you are doing such heart-filled work with people in recovery. And we’d like to be helpful. Here’s my dilemma: our books are available free to people who request them directly, whether they are incarcerated or not. If someone writes for their own book and lets us know they can’t afford to pay, we send the book free. Yes, it costs more per book, but usually people won’t bother to contact us unless they are really interested. We get hundreds of requests to send books to other people: family members, friends, long-lost girlfriends. We simply can’t afford to send all of them, so we made this policy in order to send to the people who most want the books, and (we hope) are therefore the most motivated to actually use them. I don’t doubt that people in your group are interested, but I need to stick with our policy. So, you can invite (please don’t require!) your participants to contact us directly. Please encourage them to pay something for the book if they can, even if it’s just a dollar or two. Or, you can buy the books at a discount. I can send you a box of 28 books for $140.

Peace & blessings,

Catherine

Hey, Circle.

How are you guys?  I guess you could say I am doing okay for now.  But of course I do my best to keep busy around here, except now it’s 11:30pm and I can’t sleep.

So, how is Bella?  You need to send some pictures of her to me. That would be great.  So, yeah, I spoke to my wife and I was told to give you guys her cell number.  It’s in the other letter.

Yeah, I don’t know.  As for the cab company, my mom works for Darksummer Taxi; you should be able to find her number in the book.

So you guys are all doing good, I see from your letter.  Hey – write me anytime you want to.  Yeah, it’d be great.  I get mail now, but it’s always prison mail, as Lori, my wife is too busy, but I love her.

As soon as you guys can get me the “Prisoner Free List.” I will start passing it out, and what I can do to help my brothers here.  I know that it will get me out of my slump, cuz when I help others, I kinda forget about me.  And working in the school, photocopies are no problem.

Hey, heading to bed, but I will write more tomorrow.

Talk later, my friends, and may God’s grace be upon you all.

Father Joel Dudley, ULC

joel

“Deep speaks to deep.”
– Psalms 42:7

The chapter I’m reading at the moment is the best one yet – seeing your speech as your life.  This, in retrospect, isn’t that big a deal, as I said this the last time.  The three principles of pubic speaking “Spoke” to me.  Ha ha ha!  I find that these three principles can and should be applied to everyday life.

I need to focus more on” putting the audience first.”  I’m in the habit of doing many of the things which this book advises us to avoid: worrying how I will sound, how I will come across and what the audience is thinking.  I find that when I get into my speech or my talk or whatever it is I stop worrying so much about self and more about making sure the audience gets my message.

Make sense?

Deep speaks to deep.”  I love that; it means so much to me.  I found that part of the book where it talks about issues that move the heart and challenge the mind to call to my soul.

As I am,

Prince

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Thanks for getting right back to me.  It’s 6:12am and I’m waiting for count.  I just finished my readings that I do every morning: Daily Bread, Daily reflections, as Bill Sees It.  This morning there is a big book meeting that just started where an outsider comes in.

We don’t get the new catalog for the care package until the end of next month, and then I’d have to fill it out and Circle would have to call it in.  But, you guys would need a credit card.  But we do have a very good commissary.  And no, I don’t have any fines or restitution.

The reason why I didn’t want Kennebec County time is because the food was awful, the guards were cocky, the place was filthy.  As far as Pete , he’s go about a year and a half and he can retire.

I’m taking eight different classes.

Hey, you guys told me that Rage’s birthday was happening, but you didn’t say when.  I turned 54 in November.

If you don’t mind, could you guys send me some money for commissary, plus, we can smoke.  $5.84 for 1839s.  I have to bum cigarettes and it’s so hard to find one.

What ever happened to Isaac on Sunday mornings at WMPG?  You guys turned me on to him and he was great, but now he’s gone.

Love,

Miss Linda

misslinda

Well,

I got a note from the librarian saying that the books from the Bangor library that I ordered are in.  I”ll be going up Monday afternoon and picking them up.  One of the is “the Last Threshhold” by R.A.Salvatore,  It’s one of his AD&D Forgotten Realms novels.  Have you ever read his books?  They are excellent.  Especially the ones about the Drow Elf known as ‘DRizzt Du’urden (hopefully I have spelled the last name right)  He’s a good Drow Elf ranger.  Being a pseudo npc in your campaign sounds cool, and I’m sending you guys a write-up of the character.

Kenneth McDonald

http://www.biddefordmaine.org/index.asp?SEC=B3542264-EF89-4DFD-BC6B-3A2782BFF70A&Type=B_BASIC

Follow this link, and at nine o’clock tonight, you’ll be able to scope out Cosmo and myself on ‘Left Field” a Biddeford cable public access show.  Like Wayne’s World.

Thing have been… I’ll write more later, I swear, but, I have Jeremiah here right now, am waiting on Quiet Thunder to practice for tonights Turnstyle Thursday at CTN on Congress.  So,

More Later.

Love and Rockets,

Rage

Hey, my friends,

And a happy, very belated birthday to Papa Rage!

So, I went to court to find out the i was almost at my time-served mark and was denied a regular P.R. bail.  Another court date was set, and at that court date I was supposed to plead guilty and get out with time served with probation, but i couldn’t enter a guilty plea because they couldn’t reach the victim for restitution purposes while I was in court, so once they’ve contacted the victim, they’re scheduling a plea hearing and I’ll be out that day.  Also, I could’ve gotten out over a month ago with pretrial, but I didn’t want ti do a sober living and I probably wouldn’t have gotten time served when I went back to court I I’d gotten out with Pre-trial.  And since I turned down the sober living option, Pre-Trial just denied me.

I just want to get out and be able to see CeCe, and get back to Circles at the Preb!

At court, the lawyer told me that it would be about two weeks for my next court date and if not he’d schedule another bail hearing to get me P.R. bail, since I’ll be at my time served mark.  He said I’ll be out without a problem one way or another.

Anyways, I was watching the news and my childhood friend was on there, charged with trafficking of heroin and causing death. It’s rumored that the victim is my co-defendant.  My entire case is based upon her statements and her eye-witness testimony, too.  If it’s true, I can win this case if I take it too trial.  Please let CeCe and Santos know this a.s.a.p. as they can tell me if it was true or not.  I’m waiting for CeCe’s next letter to get to me, before I write her.  Please try to find her and give  her this news article.I can’t wait to be free again, and to live clean and sober.  I’m happy to know that CeCe will be there for me when I get out.  She’s the most important thing in my life.  I’ve never been so head over heels for anyone.

Anyway, I hope that all is well.  I’ll see everyone soon  Write me back, anyway.

Thank you,

Tommy Turbo

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