Posts by deaconmike

One man’s journey to reclaim his life: Dewey Bozella

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

This video is a bit long but this is a wonderfully told story of how one man found peace in the strangest of places. Dewey Bozella was locked up for 26 years – a lifetime – for a crime he did not commit. This story is about the triumph of human spirit and living proof of the maxim: “never give up”. One man’s journey to reclaim his life, against all odds; a man fighting his biggest fight outside the boxing ring without any hatred or bitterness towards the system. Dewey Bozella – courageous, persistent, human and finally…free Video from...

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Helping others to Die with Dignity

Posted by on May 15, 2014

“Here is what we seek: a compassion that can stand in awe at what the poor have to carry rather than stand in judgment at how they carry it.”― Gregory Boyle, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion Below is a story of compassion and empathy. I have had the honour of knowing Dan for a number of years and I find him to be a person who can live in awe at what the marginalize have to carry and not in judgement about how they carry it. In this short 4 minute video you will see how the folks at the Peterborough Community Chaplaincy help men to die with dignity. It fits well...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. Lewis B. Smedes   To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014

“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.” Nelson...

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Quotes of Hope

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014

“For the Lord hears the needy and does not despise his own people who are prisoners.” Psalm 69:33

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