Erik's Hope: The Leash that Led Me to Freedom is a fictional account based on the true story of Andrea Chilcote's transformational journey, assisted by her beloved dog, Erik. The book chronicles Andrea's shift from a high-potential professional with little regard for matters of the heart to a passionate and caring advocate for personal change, growth and healing.
We make choices, conscious or unconscious, in response to the experiences we are dealt and in response to a greater spiritual purpose.
"I'm feeling very hopeful..."
I've always been a present moment kind of girl, with an eye on the future...
The moment I embraced her at the airport, I knew that the time that had passed was a mere blip on the screen of life...
Awareness precedes action. It's a gentle knock at first, then it can't be ignored.
"Prove it," I was saying to the All That Is.
This story is not about rescuing a dog, although we did that, of course.
I'm beginning to believe that being present is the most important thing to be.