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   My name is Michael Jordan but I'm not that Mike. I was born in Bakersfield, California and raised just outside of Shafter, Calif. in a place called Smith Corner. My father left before I can remember and my mother drown before my eyes at the age of 4 so my Grandparents raised me with the help of my Uncle Joe.
   By the time I started High School I was hooked on drugs and they pretty much consumed my life until the age of 41. It was at that age during one of my many trips to Prison that I broke down and prayed to the God I had been so angry at since my Mothers death. When I had finished my prayer I got up and penned my first poem. My life would never be the same.
   I now live in a small Northern California town called Willows with my Wife Antoinette and our Daughter Michaela. By the grace of God I have 5 years clean and sober and I no longer Cook Meth to support myself. During the last 5 years I have devoted myself to try and warn others of the pains involved with the life I once lived. i curently have 4 books published and number 5 should be released soon, These books are

The Heart of an Addict
The Soul of Desire
The Other Side of Reality
In His Name - By His Grace
Untwisted - Pure Poetry - To soon be released

These books are available on LuLu.Com - Amazon & Barns & Noble. I should add that I use the proceeds from these books to place them in juvinile halls, jails, re-habs etc.
   This site is like a second home to me & its members are like my extended family, thank You and God Bless, MJ


Medical Marijuana Contest Winners


Blog Posted:7/18/2010 4:05:00 PM
        I just completed judging my contest. A Rambling Poet is the winner, congratulations Constance. It was a close and very hard decision. I must say that I'm surprised by the number of people for it. I really thought that more people would have entered this contest but I reckon its a subject some like to keep to themselves.
        I have many mixed emotions regarding this subject. I feel it is the lesser of the evils out there, however it is an evil non-the-less. The reason I feel this way is because it will hinder the user from reaching their full potential. I'm fairly certain if I still smoked pot my life would have never reached the point it has.
        As with all addictive substances some folk can be "Functional addicts," while others lives fall completely apart. Also, as with all things that offer the delusion of a "high" crime will always be lurking around it. Many "Growers" become the victims of home invasion robbery's , due to the lure of easy money. All I know is that I'm trying hard to make sure my children don't fall prey to the lifestyle I once lived, because the one true high in this life comes from honest living. Most of the people I know who smoke pot, smoke it to get high. Sure their Medical 215 cards say its for Medical reasons, but all bull____ aside its for the cash and the high. Same as its always been.
        As for me my life has become far to busy and I have far to many goals to be sitting around smoking pot, besides I have found the one true high in life and it cost narry a dime, nor does it bring along bad things with it. This is the high only Christ, hard work, honest living and pride in oneself can offer. The one true natural high doesn't have to be grown or manufactured, it is born within, and only good things come with it. God Bless you all, mj
ps. Constance, shoot me your hook-up and soon as your book arrives I'll sign and mail it out.
      
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  1. Date: 7/21/2010 10:56:00 PM
    Thank you, Michael for choosing my poem in your contest, " Medical Mariiuana ". My intention wasn't to offend anyone, but making its users aware of the dangers. It was a warning to those who will heed it. I am very glad and proud of this achievement. God bless and smile. Have a wonderful day. Kindest Regards, Andrew.

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 9:15:00 PM
    Certainly a worthy subject as I know your intentions were, Michael. I kept looking at the contest occasionally, but never did come up with the inspiration to write. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 8:27:00 PM
    Thank you so much, Michael for my 2nd in your timely contest. This topic is of such importance in today's news....a great opportunity to hear all sides. Thanks again!! Love, Carrie

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 5:52:00 PM
    I want to read all your winners, Michael. I know I have already seen a few of them and Constance will be so happy with her win. Oh, I just looked below. she is "breathless" as she should be!! Congrats, Everybody! LUv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 5:33:00 PM
    The results are on page 3 ;)

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 5:12:00 PM
    Congrats to u and all your winners Michael ..it was a joy writing something new for your contest.. and though Rivalry did not place it gave me a chance to express my thoughts on this subject and I say thankxxx for allowing that.. great contest my friend.. with luv..

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 5:11:00 PM
    LOL nothing like a convert...smooch thanks for the thought provoking topic! Light & love

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 4:39:00 PM
    Like Paula, I opted out of this one. I am against it because it can negatively interact with other medications, plus the fact that it turns a person sluggish and they are certainly not at the top of their game. Air Head!!! Congratulations Constance, and everyone else who won in your contest. :) Catie

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