Date: Thu, 25 May 2006
I was once convicted of theft and forgery. The judge sentenced me to two years probation and restitution. That was in 2003. Today the repercussions of that mistake affects my ability to find employment. Prior to my conviction, I had no criminal record.
Do you know of any success stories where people have embezzled money, paid their debt to society and have been restored back into the work force?
Date: 02 Jun 2006
Although I can’t recite such examples, they exist. I suggest that you visit a large public library and ask a librarian to help you find some. O. Henry wrote many of his famous novels while in jail.
There are so many recovery groups for different situations, there has to be one or more for people in your situation. Look for one on the web. Ask your parole officer for suggestions.
Here’s one story that you might find of interest. There was a homeless person that started visiting a library to keep warm on cold winter days. He read many books there. Then he wrote a book, called The Greatest Salesman In The World. He was able to get the book published, and it became a best seller. Then he wrote more books and gave lectures. He became the editor of Success magazine. The name of that homeless man was Og Mandino. He wrote some of the greatest inspirational books of all time. Read some of those.
Keep clean. Be patient. Study some of the books for which we’ve written reviews at www.profitadvisors.com/reviews.shtml. You can borrow most of them at no charge at your public library.
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