If my prison story isn’t in service to something transformative, I am not interested in sharing it. Mine is a path of transformation and of love.
Matthew Hahn has been many things in his lifetime. A career criminal and drug addict, a selfless man of courage, a convict, a devout Buddhist, a recovered drug addict, and a loving husband and friend.
My response to suicidal ideation was that there must’ve been something severely wrong with me. That I was broken.
My grief was none other than love that I didn’t want to feel. Love that was so great it felt too dangerous to allow out.
We begin to question certainty in anything, understanding that certainty moves a person down the continuum toward violence.