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Still There is Hope

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I want you to know that there is hope. Pain levels can come down and you can have a life beyond your imagination. It is hard to hold on to hope when your body screams in pain. Hope can be elusive when the sadness camouflages as never-ending sorrow, or the blues turn into seemingly endless streams of darkness, or the thoughts are unrelenting, cruel, and destructive. 

Still there is hope. 

For you and me and every one of us, there is hope for a life beyond anything we can imagine. I know because I'm living it every day and I know others like me. As a child, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual pain were the norm. Happiness was something so foreign to me I needed an instruction manual or at least an interpreter. This kind of pain drives many people to do unspeakable things, often involving drugs and alcohol, but also every aspect of life, such as money, food, entertainment, sports, fitness, work, etc. The list is endless. 

Those who know this kind of pain, know the cry deep in thei…