Marshal McWilliams

At 12 years of age, Marshal was sent to the local “Holy Man” and began his tutelage. When 16, he was presented to the Tribal Council and received his certificate, verifying him as a recognized “Holy Man.” Two months, later, his beloved mentor crossed over, which sent Marshal into a downward spiral, setting aside the teachings he had acquired. Falsely accused at age 31, he has been in prison since 1997. Yet, this became a blessing in disguise, for being forced from his family and…

Darris Drake, Jr.

At age 24, Darris was facing a 20 year sentence while recuperating from gunshot wounds that had him knocking on Death's door. After 16 months of determination, he beat all odds and regained use of his legs. Eight years into his incarceration, he regained his will to better himself. Thus, began his educational and spiritual awakening. The first class he took was on the subject of "Chemical Dependency." The instructor encouraged him to keep a daily journal and to share his writings with others in…

Richard Francis

Richard began his awakening journey in 2016, four years after his current incarceration began. During this time, he has become an avid Seeker of Truth and a prolific writer, creating several fictional manuscripts. He has also created several "jail-house" spiritual booklets that he offers freely to his peers. TOPICS Resurrection Stay Positive Divine Timing You Reap What you Sow Thoughts Become Reality Foundation: Key Element in Life Forgiveness: Key to Inner Peace Positive Actions = Positive Results The Holy Spirit: A Powerful Blessing Gratitude: Key Element…


Sewing was one of the “hustles” that Needles used to buy and barter what he needed and shared with others during his 7 years behind bars. We share a common passion, getting spiritual reading material into the hands of those who are incarcerated. While in prison, Needles encouraged dozens of inmates to write to me for a free copy of my book, Mayan Messages. Released in 2019, Needles immediately hit the used bookstores, using what little money he had, on the hunt for books to…

Scott Hayden

Scott is currently serving over 20 years on a 50 year sentence. In 2023, he goes before the Parole Board for his first chance of regaining his freedom. Like all of these writers, Scott experienced his awakening while in prison. He dedicates most of his free time to spiritual studies and practice, sharing his knowledge with those who are interested. TOPICS The River of Mind The Divine Ground Spirituality and Religion Buddhism: A Single Step Fragmentation and Wholeness The Inner Transformation Method Plus 6 more!

Joe Kinney

At 19 years of age, Joe was hit with a sobering 36-72 year sentence. He is currently serving his 35th year. Joe participates and often leads the Native American circle at his prison, which includes the sweat lodge and pipe ceremonies, dedicating his life to the “Red Road.” After years as a carpenter and making license plates, he was happy to be part of the Canine Behavior Modification program.   TOPICS Living in the Moment The Seven Grandfather Teachings of the Red Road

Damon Scott-Stout

Incarcerated at 19, Damon spent the next 24 years of his life behind bars. He was released in the Fall of 2019. Much of his prison time has been spent in spiritual studies. As an artist and astrologist, he hand-made intricate astrology charts for his clients. Damon is a Euro-Shaman, of Vanatru lineage and a self-practitioner of the Irminsuli tradition for over 15 years. TOPICS The Sacred Wheel Five Degrees of Initiation Divine Being and Existence Introduction to the Kabbalah Tree of Life

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Enjoying his first week of freedom!

Carl “Oooh Bay” Robinson

By the age of 42, Carl had spent 16 years behind bars. Much of the latter years of incarceration were spent in spiritual studies of several disciplines. While in prison, Carl began to create unique jewelry relating to the client’s birth sign and other areas of interest. He also enjoyed participating in the "Paws for Life Prison Program" as a dog trainer. Upon his release in 2019, Carl has created Sokul Body Wear: Hand-Crafted Designer Jewelry. Check out his designs here. As a singer…


After serving 18 years, Anastazia was released in 2019, after making a positive impact on hundreds of women in and out of prison. As she witnessed many injustices in the judicial and prison systems, Anastazia has become a voice for the voiceless. An eloquent writer and speaker, dedicated to exposing the truth, Anastazia has the potential and drive to change laws, improving the lives of many. In 2020, she completed her graduate studies and began her PhD studies in the Fall of 2020. TOPICS Truth…

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The moment of freedom!

Mark Robinson

After serving 23 years, Mark was released in 2018. In less than two years after his release, Mark has received Reiki attunements, completed Barber school and married his high school sweetheart! TOPICS Zentangle We are All Creators Spiritual vs Material Based Life Obtaining Peace Through Forgiveness Tonglen Giving and Receiving Meditation Unity Consciousness vs Separation Theology

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