Jerry Coggle/ Class Two: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Every ounce of what I am tells me that I will succeed, do to living by the values that I hold dearly inside the confines of prison, as I will upon release. My values won’t change-just my surroundings. 65. How does a… Read More

Jerry Coggle/ Class One: Values

16. Who are you? I AM A FATHER OF A 17YR OLD DAUGHTER AND A 7 YR 1/2 YR OLD BOY, BOTH OF WHOM HAVE BEEN MY MOTIVATION AND STRENTH DURING MY JOURNEY. I’M ALSO A BROTHER OF 2 SISTERS-ONE 17 YRS OLD AND THE OTHER 13YRS OLD AND BOTH OF WHOM LOVE ME AND… Read More

Charles Day/ Personal Journal Entry: October 11, 2011

October 11, 2011 Grace to you all and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Well it has been an interesting couple of days. This weekend was a very long one. Praise God though because I was able to minister to some very important people that needed encouragement. I plan on writing… Read More

Hope for Federal Prisoners

I am now in my 19th year of continual confinement in the Bureau of Prisons. I am nearing the end of my bid and should be released by the end of 2013 if I complete the drug program (rdap) offered in the feds and get the full year of halfway house and home confinement. As… Read More

FCC Forrest City-Low Staff

I have been accustomed to lazy staff in the Bureau of Prisons, but the staff here at FCC Forrest City Low takes the cake. In a way it is good but it is also bad because if you are trying to do something positive during your incarceration they will make you battle for it. Because… Read More

Remembering When, by Anne Ferranti

By Anne Ferranti. October 2009 There are days like today When my thoughts wander back Back to a time when My blond haired baby boy Was laughing at my antics When my toddler padded his way Across the floor When my five year old began Soccer When my eight year old Swung a bat and… Read More

My Definition of the Seven A’s 9-21-2011

9-21-2011 1.  Attitude:   Position or bearing as indicating action, feeling or mood.  Position assumed to serve a purpose.     My attitude must be a strong, positive one at all times.  All success begins with attitude.  If my attitude were to be a negative one, then all else will fail.  The “snowball affect” would be imminent. … Read More

Definition of Emerging from Prison Successfully 9-21-2011

9-21-2011 Emerging from Prison successfully would have to mean a magnitude of things all balled into one driven, determined man.  Ready for a new way of Life.  A Life living within the boundaries of the Law.  A sober, drug-free Life.  One in which I contribute to, anticipating obstacles in my path and practicing the appropriate… Read More

Charles Day/ Journal Entry: October 10, 2011

October 10, 2011 Grace to you all and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I ended my last transmission talking about an outing that I had went on to speak at a community center in Bakersfeild. What became apparent to me at this function was the lack of foundation and stability… Read More

Charles Day/ Journal Entry: October 10, 2011

October 10, 2011 Grace to you all and peace from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. So I have had an interesting last few days. My final paper due for graduation from Seminary is due this week, so alot of my time has been occupied due to the length of time and information… Read More

Charles Day / Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. 98. In what ways will probation officers respond to efforts you’ve made at documenting your values, goals, and commitment to preparing for a law-abiding life upon release? 99. Elaborate on ways that full transparency… Read More

Charles Day / Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison? As I can only speak for myself and the values in which I live by. I do so in hopes of being a posative example to men in familiar circumstances throughout any walk of life that they may be on. So the… Read More


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