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Little More Info About Me
October 7 2021
For those that would like to know more about me. In here people know me as Lifetime and I've been locked up since 2007. I really try to make the most out of my days and I try to stay optimistic. Life in here is filled with loneliness and lack of affection and love. That is what makes prison the monster it is. I am very honest and I like to tell things exactly as they are. Laughter is something everyone should have daily and I do my best to bring happiness to those around me.
I'm a great listener and I have been through A LOT in life so I can offer a unique perspective to issues. I'm open to talking about anything. Feel free to check out my instagram page. If writing letters isn't your thing, and really with technology as advanced as it is, no one writes letters, so you can email thru Jpay.com or you can even text me or leave me a voicemail, just ask for it!
October 6 2021
When you need to be loved, you take love wherever you can find it. When you are desperate to be loved, feel loved, know loved, you seek out what you think love should look like. When you find love, or what you think love is, you will lie, kill, and steal to keep it. But learning about real love comes from within. It cannot be given. It cannot be taken away. It grows from your sense of self. It grows from your ability to recreate within yourself, and for yourself, the essence of loving experiences you have had in your life. When you had not have love and experiences, or when you do not have a sense in self, the true essence of love will eludes you. Instead, you hold onto, reach out to, and find yourself embroidered in, your Mistaken believes about yourself and love.
It's Been Brought To My Attention...
October 6 2021
What's going on Write a Prisoner Community? It's been brought to my attention that there's a fake Facebook page made with my name. It has a picture of me in my prison whites with a woman and a picture of my kids behind it. The woman is an ex, I do have kids but she is not the mother. I am not married nor have I ever been married. So I figure she is the one that made the page. I say all that to say this, I haven't really had too many pen-pals from this site. I know it is due to the fact that people do a social media background check. What you see more than likely hinders you from reaching out. My family has made me a new page because they saw that fake page and are trying to help me get pen-pals.
So if you would like to check out my real page its my name of course and in the bio it says "The Real Kevin Chicago Collazo" I hope you see this and reach out. I would like to hear from you. Well, my sister told me to get my money's worth and use all the words in the blog. (Lol) But I said what I had to. Here's a little something to think about.
If they made a movie about your life, who would play you? If a song played everytime you entered a room, what song would play for you?
Hope to hear from you.
Be A Friend
October 6 2021
Hello, and thank you for viewing my profile. I understand this is an unconventional way for people to meet each other. I put myself here by making poor choices. But if you take the chance to get to know me you will see that I am not defined by my past decisions. I have learned a lot of things and with God’s help I am becoming a new person from my past. I take full responsibility for the choices I made. And my debt to society is almost paid. I created this profile in hopes of meeting new people. I will respond to anyone who reaches out. I know without a doubt that you won’t regret reaching out. I have a huge heart and only good intentions. I am as open minded as one can be. And a little letter goes a long way.
I look forward to hearing from you. You made it this far so take a chance.
Drop me a line! You won’t regret it.
October 2 2021
Definition of “Real”:
Ready to go hard for those who deserve your trust, and who’ve earned it, even fi that person can’t do as much for you as you can for them. It’s not a competition or a tally point system. You go hard for that person simply because you love them.
Encourage them to be the best person they can be. Inspire them, push them, and support them through their struggles. (It’s called empathy.)
Advocate for them and what they believe in. If they are in the wrong, correct them in private so the next time they can be right, unless that wrong poses an immediate consequence. If it does, correct them without showing a divide. Always be open and speak your mind with them in order to set the example that you want them to confront you when you’re wrong, because you too always want to be better as well. Maintaining an open dialogue will allow teamwork to flourish and grow love.
Loyalty is beautiful, comforting, and honoring to have and give. It’s the most significant part of being real because it’s the hardest to balance. Being loyal to disloyal is but a choice away, making something hard, easy, or making something wrong seem right for oneself (which is selfish.) Being loyal doesn’t mean allowing yourself to be unappreciated or stepped on. It simply means holding yourself to a higher standard because that’s what it takes to be real.
October 1 2021
First off, the term Buddha just means “enlightened one”, so no, I’m not a Buddhist. I just have found myself. All this time I was looking for something outside of me when in truth it was inside of me the whole time. I now know that what Jesus was talking about: Love. It is the key to it all, if you don’t have love for yourself, how can you love anyone or anything? The object of this teaching is to say what do you lose by loving yourself so much that there is no way to hate anyone or thing in existence? Maybe you will gain some wisdom, knowledge, or a better understanding of the self. That’s what leads to freedom. Your thoughts! See, all our lives someone has taught us something. What have we taught ourselves? F.E.A.R: False Evidence Appearing Real. That’s what stops you from being who you are or knowing who you are. See, Jesus didn’t fear anymore, that’s why he chose to love and not fear. You know in your subconscious mind that this is truth, so why not just love yourself into being you?
Write Me & Leave Your Contact Info
September 30 2021
Hello, I'm looking for a pen-pal or a lasting friendship/relationship. I have a lot to offer; I am funny, talented, and a genuine loyal person. Write me and leave a phone number or mailing address as we do not have tablets or access to write emails.
September 29 2021
I’ve been incarcerated since I was 17 years old. And soon to be released 12/21/2025. I came to prison as a boy & will be leaving as a man with responsibilities. I wonder what it’ll be like when I’m released. I must find a job to survive, but who will hire a black felon with no work experience?! So yes I have fears of not finding a job. I’m trying to get more information on felony friendly jobs /corporations, so I can know what job best for me. I get anxiety about adjusting to life in 2025! I’ll be surrounded by all aspects of life. Everything will be moving fast& I’m used to everything moving slow and organized. Will I need therapy to help with my adjustment? Will I find a good woman to settle down and have kids while enjoying life? Life after lockup are my fears & anxieties!
September 29 2021
Thank you! I’m so glad to be afforded the opportunity to meet so many nice and interesting people as I have. I appreciate the kind gestures and efforts everyone has made just to correspond with me. I receive everyone’s messages and although it may take some time, I promise I will always respond back. Keep in mind that I can respond much faster if you contact me through my prisons institutional email provider: JPay.
You can create a JPay account by signing up on their website: www.Jpay.com or by downloading the JPay phone app. Please use your full first and last name when creating your account and then once it is created you can find/add me by using my SBI#: 000406726E, My state: New Jersey, and my facility: South Woods State prison.
JPay allows the feature to attach photos to an email as well as 30 second video grams from your phone. I can also send video grams from the camera attached to our prisons JPay kiosks located on our housing unit.
I’m looking forward to meeting many more new friends and especially building upon the friendships that I have already made.
September 24 2021
JPay.com - Brandon Meely - Prisoner Number #A622-746