Category: Matthew Epperson

Sixth of Seven by Matthew Epperson

I WILL GREET THIS DAY WITH A FORGIVING SPIRIT. For too long, the forgiveness I owned was locked away, waiting to be bestowed on some worthy person. Alas, most people are unworthy of my valuable forgiveness, and since they never asked, I kept it to myself. At this […]

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She Got It! by Matthew Epperson

Today, August 12th, I recieved a letter in the mail from eTown Radio Show. Though they won’t be able to broadcast Suzie Jennings on their show, she has recieved the award for her selfless consideration of inmates! Thanks to all the time to nominate her and all the […]

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Fourth Of Seven by Matthew Epperson

There is freedom in confidence. When you carry out your day with self-assurance, you will eliminate potential esteem hindrances. For example: The resilient job seeker. They know in their nature that work must be had. Life can’t go on without it. Every day, they search for employment, facing […]

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Third of Seven by Matthew Epperson

If any of you all met me in person, you would find this next statement hard to believe. I struggle with procrastination. I am a vivacious spirit full of optimism and go-get-em metality. Then there is the little monster procrastination burrowed deep down under my sprightliness. For example; […]

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#VoteforSuzie, by Matthew Epperson

If you are reading this, consider youself blessed. Not because I’m writing this, but because you now have an opportunity to help someone. #VoteforSuzie is something I’m starting to bring awareness to what Suzie is doing for us inmates. If you are reading this, please, take 5 minutes […]

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Happy Fathers Day by Matthew Epperson

In our world it is next to impossible to be a successful father. And what is a successful father? Is when your children avoid the penitentiary and all other illicit behavior? Is it when your chlidren are all college graduates? Or better yet, is success determined by longevity […]

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A.D.D. by Matthew Epperson

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve delt with attention duration ploblems. I’m not so bad as to deliberatly lose my train of thought in the middle of conversation, but when an idea strikes, my complusion to speak on it, or bring it into existance is overwhelming. It […]

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A Mothers Love by Matthew Epperson

I have done you wrong. I have lied to you, cheated you, stolen from you, and abandoned you. Though I’ve never hit you, I’ve hurt you and made you cry. I’ve disappointed and upset you. I’ve mocked you and your believes. I have taken advantage of your kindness, […]

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Critic #1 by Matthew Epperson

I’m closing in on a years worth of work towards my novel A Splendid Compromise, and it has been close to 6 months since I’ve had anyone proof read it. I have a trusted friend in here who does not care about hurting my feelings. (Love you Stew) […]

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