Robert Crystal

July 5, 2016

What do you do all day?

My life here has surprisingly been somewhat busy, though uneventful. That is as things go concerning me. I guess there was a cutting in the yard […]
May 31, 2016

Who I am, who I am working to be

My name is Rich, and I am currently incarcerated at ________ Correctional Facility. Many years of drug abuse and destructive behavior led to where I am […]
May 10, 2016

Thoughts from Christmas season 2009

  (This is not about Prison Ministry, but about activism, generational differences and how we look at the world.) In my own continuing “trip” I go […]
May 10, 2016

Ministry of Presence versus “doing good” 12/15/08

Elsa Schaefer asked a question today that provoked quite some energy in me. She asked if it were necessary to be able to accomplish something measureable […]