I will always say this…People, People, People. My love has always been people. There are people hurting everywhere. I want to help them. I want to smile at them and give them something to smile about.
Addiction is a horrible disease, and although I never suffered from drug or alcohol addiction myself I grew up watching someone very close to me who did. I saw how the destruction of cocaine can do to someone. I saw how it stole their spirit, and changed them. I saw how it broke them down to a shell of their former self. I saw the demons it produced, and I fought that battle along with them whether they knew it or not.
My heart hurts for those who gave so much to us. Who wrote that blank check, and never expected anything in return. I want to help them. I want to tell them “I will listen, I am here, and I love you.” I am so honored to be working at Warriors Heart. I love coming to work every day. I think to myself “today I can make a difference, today I have the opportunity to help those who sacrificially helped us.” If I can but only, be a little part of those who can release those demons from them I count my life a success. It was said once that some people spend their whole life wondering if they ever made a difference. Marines do not have that problem. I believe, that the staff at Warriors Heart can hold up to that truth as well.