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Added by Kate Crisp (PDN Director) on September 28, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Last night we went into Moran (A medium security prison at the Rhode Island DOC) with one question in mind:
Who Am I?
This was our third week of a 15 part weekly Path of Freedom class. We are using material from the workbook "The Path to Freedom" written by our one and only, Kate Crisp (Prison Dharma Network's Executive…Continue
Added by Francesca Nardelli on September 28, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
IN my prison i work with two groups now as chaplain and trainer. One group consists of some people who will stay with me from now on for at least 5 years or even 10...if I will be alive at that time...what a world, it is unbelievable, and all these children of these men, who have to deal with it...and there is a second group of socalled sexual offenders, everybody wants them dead, but me....we do vipassana, and they are doing well, very well indeed. Every person is unique, there is no such…Continue
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Added by Grace on September 16, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments
Four of us went it to start our second run of the Path of Freedom training and initiate our research in Moran (the medium security prison) on Tuesday. It was really cool, the room was totally full, there were 47 guys in total! We're conducting a research study to see how this stuff actually translates into transformation. Its exciting, and I'm looking forward to the next 13 weeks.
Stay tuned for next week's topic and blog entry: "Training the Mind"
Added by chris on September 13, 2011 at 11:21am — No Comments
In a six by eight foot jail cell there’s barely room for a bunk, a seatless toilet, and a postage-sized sink. The only other space you have in jail is in your head, and even that gets crowded with all the people you carry around in there who you resent for the things they did to you.
The world is pretty small when you’re locked up, especially if you’re a kid doing time with a healthy body that needs to move, energy sizzling through you like high tension wires, your emotions…Continue
Added by David Chura on September 6, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments