ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Loss, Trauma, Addiction, Recovery

The Gift of Desperation

Desperation, hopelessness and defeat are what finally saved my life

Photo by Garon Piceli from Pexels

It was sun-rise when I woke up. I could feel the concrete beneath my face, still hot from yesterday’s Texas sun. I had tried to organize some leaves to provide a barrier between the ground and me, but it was of no use.

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