As most of you know I have been working towards starting a NA meeting in my local area.

As of today all of my ducks are in a row and I am ready to start. Wednesday August 21st at 7:30 pm home group Clear Minds will met at Lord of life Lutheran church located at 1025 Borden Rd, Depew for the very first time.

This will be an open meeting, we will have an open discussion/participation format and will run for an hour making our end time 8:30 pm. This meeting will be held from here on out every Wednesday at the above location and time every week.

I have worked very hard to make this all happen for my community and although there are still some who do not think this is something that needs to be done or to be done by me I am very proud of myself for being able to make this happen.

Don’t get me wrong I am not a one woman show I have had a lot of support from those around me.

My boyfriend Travus has encouraged and supported every step of this process and when things got rough and I thought about throwing in the towel he was right beside me to remind my that not only can I do this but why I want to do this. He not once has let me lose sight of my goal and that is to help my community in a positive way. He is most definitely my biggest hype-man reminding me daily that I can do anything.

Travus I can’t begin to thank you for all you have done and continue to do to not only love me day to day but to lift me up and help me achieve all the things I set out to do. I love you more than you could ever understand.

Pastor Debi at Lord of Life has been nothing but helpful and patient during this whole process. She has welcomed me and my goal into her church with support and love from our very first email encounter. I can’t begin to thank her enough for all she has done for this cause.

My friends and family that I had told that this was something I wanted to do have been nothing but supportive in me accomplishing this. They have been an ear to listen and encouraging words when I have needed them.

Co workers that have listened to me talk and talk and worry about this whole thing for months now but never once said I should stop trying or talking for that matter, they gave me words of encouragement and support the whole way.

I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for every bit of love and support you have shown me through all of this.

Stay tuned more big things to follow.


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” -George Bernard Shaw

About the Author

Brandy Clear is woman who has walked down some of the darkest paths life has to offer. She has taken a lot of these steps alone. As she has rebuilt her life and self she has made it her mission to be the light to as many people as she can. She wants no one to have to walk alone in the dark. She does not want to save you, she just wants to remind you that you are not alone.

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