Category: Adolphus Redding

My name is Adolphus Eion Redding. I am 47 yrs. old and have been incarcerated for 25 1/2 years of my life. Obviously, I didn’t plan things this way but I also wasn’t ready to accept responsibility for my life or my decisions yet. There was still work […]

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PRISON & WAR

It occurred to me that prisoners and soldiers share a lot of the same experiences. Neither of us know if we will make it back alive. We know that our experiences will change us in profound ways. If we’re posted at one place long enough, we’re bound to […]

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!

Well, i just passed the 12 year mark. Roughly, 8 more years to go. I’m alot wiser and a much better person for what i’ve had to come through. I’ve taken a good look at myself and realized that i needed to make a change if i wanted […]

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LIVING FREE

You’d hardly think that being in prison could offer any sense of the word freedom. If you have any experience in the matter, you know that there is more than one form of prison. Finding myself in prison for the 3rd time served as my wakeup to my […]

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CONGRATS

I’m amazed and proud of our U.S. Women’s soccer team. I watched all their matches leading to the final. I was denied watching the final ‘live’. The cable was out. Cold part was- it was only my living unit that had no t.v. the day of the match. […]

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NEW BEGINNINGS

When i made the decision to seek the face of God i knew i had to get right. The shows i watched on t.v., the materials i read, how i talked, who i associated with, and my manner of speech (internally and externally). I didn’t go in to […]

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INTEGRITY

What does integrity mean to you? I found out that without integrity not only would other people not trust me but i wouldn’t be able to trust myself. Integrity means being consistent in what i believe and what i do. People watch you when you don’t think they […]

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How I Turned The Corner

I was devistated by having come back to prison for the third time. I couldn’t believe that i had put myself in such a precarious position again and that i still hadn’t figured myself out. It was like i couldn’t trust who i believed myself to be and […]

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My Name Is Adolphus Redding

I’ve spent 24 of my 45 years of life in prison. Its tough for me to have to tell this story but i have hopes of helping someone else who may be out there struggling with depression or drug addiction. I was 13 when i started smoking weed. […]

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