My name is Michael Knight. I started using drugs at age 12 and did everything I could to get high all throughout my life. I was brought up in a pagan family and had no idea who Christ was or even what it was to celebrate Christmas. At age 20 I converted to goat’s head paganism what is currently referred to as traditional satanism. I worshipped demons and practiced forms of witchcraft. When I was about 28 years old, I became addicted to sex. At first it consisted of watching pornography with my wife then it progressed into an addiction. In 2012 I was sentenced to six years in a federal correctional institution due to my consistent drug abuse and sexual addiction. I was released from prison in March of 2017. Once
released I was placed on probation for 10 years from which I am currently on. I was having trouble reintegrating back into society due to the nature of charges and found that I was moving from halfway house to halfway house consistently. My probation officer informed me of CARE Tallahassee in August of 2020, and I was accepted soon after. I made my way from Fort Walton Beach and have been here since. Here at CARE they accepted me for who I am and have been the only place that has shown a genuine willingness to help. I found that as I entered my living quarters my roommates were cooking out and invited me to eat with them. I was provided toiletries and linens and given the transportation I needed to see my probation officer and handle my medical issues. As time progressed, I listened and attended the meetings and church services. I found that I did not know God or Jesus Christ. I found myself during the day walking to Bobs and Georges office asking questions about this Christ they so adamantly spoke of. On September 18th, 2020 I made a choice to give my life to Christ and was baptized right here on the CARE property. I joined our local church and started doing service work by doing night security for CARE. I cannot express the gratitude I have for CARE and its staff. I have family now.....and I have a home.