This is my life story. Im William Lewis. I started drugs at a young age, before 1988. The way I remember, I sat on the porch with my brother drinking and I would roll pine ropes to get to smoke weed. My home burnt in 89. I got saved by jesus christ and keep getting burdened by the lord to stop drugs. But when i got on my knees at church and told him if he sent me some one that wanted a life with me and a home with me i would quite drugs, but as long as i have drugs and drink i have friends and people to talk to, but when i try to stop drinking and doping the friends were gone. So until you send me someone, stop brothing me about drinking and doping. Then I met my wife Carrie in 2008. We got married 2 years later. We are still having trouble in our marriage. I blame her drug habits and the trust of the drug friends that she hangs with on her being with me. I am clean at this time. I started cleaning up June of 2009 when my wife wrote a note and told me she wanted to spend the rest of her life with me. She wrote it in March of 2009 and gave me the note in June, then I started turning my life around. But she is still hooked on drugs. We have talked about rehab for her a few times but she fails to go every time for some reason or another. Thank you.
I do call her my answered prayer cause that's what I ask god for when i was young and belived she was it. But i still quit the drugs and drinking cause i wanted something better for me and her, and if we had kids i would be a good father to them and give the best life that i could to them. Thank you.
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