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Peace starts and ends with Trust

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Peace, love, happiness Life goes on, we have to move forward. Just 15 minutes ago I was in my doctor’s office explaining how lately I feel like my reality is distorted, and crying. None of us are strangers to the world’s brokenness. We’ve all experienced the pain of loss, illness, injustice and as we look around this world it’s easy to feel hopeless. I struggle with worry. I have for as long as I can remember. When I was a young kid, I would lie in my bed and worry. I always hated sleeping alone, and I remember sneaking into …

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A Letter from Erika’s Mom

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From a mother of an addict… I myself may not be an addict but I challenge you to try and love one and then see if you can look me square in the eyes and tell me that you didn’t get addicted trying to fix them … I DID! If you’re lucky they recover, If you’re really lucky, you recover as well.                                                          SHE IS & I AM Loving a drug addict can …

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It’s not for them; it’s for you?

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It’s not for them; it’s for you? What does this mean? It means that forgiving someone isn’t for the other person; it’s for actually for yourself. Holding onto a resentment hurts the person holding onto it. It’s like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die! I started reading the 12 promise last night, and I remember walking into the rooms of AA reading those promises and thinking that’ll never be me. I thought I would never have freedom or happiness. Today, even when I’m not happy, I am? If you get that, it’s confusing, but even my awful …

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Meet Erika

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Hello, world,  When someone asks who you are you probably say, your name, where you are from and how old you are. Do you open up and tell them your deepest darkest secrets? Probably not — even tho they probably have some of the same ones. Will ill start with by telling you my name, Erika Mitchell, I’m 24 and I’m from Pasadena, Newfoundland I thought I should tell you the basics before I tell you who I really am without the masks. This blog is going to be all about who I truly am, stuff that actually happened and …

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