Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 30, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 My mother sent me some more books from Amazon. They look like they’re going to be a good read, one book is by Joel Osteen, he writes really good stuff, so I’m sure I’ll enjoy his new one “I declare 31 promises to speak over your life”. Mom gets me a… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 29, 2012

Monday, October 29, 2012 Sweet 16. This is and will be one of the most memorable birthdays of my daughter’s life, and I’m not in it. Correction, every time Caitlin looks back in life at her sweet 16 birthday she will remember that her father was in prison for. I hope and pray every day… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 28, 2012

Sunday, October 28, 2012 I just spent an awesome two hours hanging out with my mother, talking about life family and our future. I cherish my mother deeply. She is so loving and caring. She has a way of comforting me just by looking at me. I only wish I could do a better job… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 27, 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012 I get to spend some quality time with my mother tomorrow morning when she comes to visit me all by herself. I can’t wait to see her one on one. Granted I love to see my father and children to but it takes the focus away from our conversations together. I’ve… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 26, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012 Often I think about my life as a child growing up without a father. My life was a little different because I never even knew my biological father, Jim. It wasn’t until I was 18 years old that I met him after he contacted my family upon his third release from… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 24, 2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 I choose to continue to live the way I doing here, not because I’m afraid but, because I want a new life for myself and my family. A normal person would think it’s easier to do what I’m doing staying in my cell, away from prison social life. Well it’s not!… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 23, 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Today I’m working to finish a card for my mother. Her birthday is also next week on November 3. These days in prison are really taking a toll on me. I never leave my cell but the loud thumps and thoughts and screaming voices outside our never the sound of cheerful… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 22, 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012 I’m really enjoying this book I’ve been reading called the Untethered soul by Michael Singer it helps me to better understand my thought process and how to change. This book sheds a different light on a problem that I’ve struggled with for many years of my life. For a long time… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 21, 2012

Sunday, October 21, 2012 Today I’m trying to finish up the final touches on Caitlin’s birthday card, so it gets to her house on time, or close enough to her birthday. This card is difficult for me to make. What do you draw for a young woman turning 16? What do I write? Caitlin is… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 20, 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012 My daughter Caitlin’s birthday is next Monday, the 29th. It’s her sweet 16th birthday and I’m not going to be a part of it. This continuously makes me upset when I think about it. Being in prison continues to cause my family more, new pain. When ever my daughter looks back… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – October 19, 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012 I’m really starting to take my current life situation into a much better perspective. I know that a lot of my day to day stress comes from my own head and I just need to find better, more productive ways to control my negative thoughts. This book that I just started… Read More


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