A decade plus ago, I (Jen) could have made the choice to steer the car into oncoming traffic. The despair was that bad. The darkness was that overwhelming. By God's grace and intervention, I stayed in my lane.
After that moment, the way I began to view the world and God and Craig slowly changed. And now, here we are, speaking hope and light to marriages, even though at one point, we were bathed in darkness and depression.
You can be a Christian and still be assaulted by hopelessness. You can still be plagued by thoughts about how easy it could be to walk away. And yet, as we have found, it's worth it to persevere through the suffering. God promises to use all things for good. There is purpose to our pain.
If this is true for us, it is true for you, too.
There's a lot of despair and hopelessness in this world. We've experienced our share and we know you have, too. When things are so dark and bleak, when we feel like everything hurts, when we can barely summon the will to put the next step forward, how do we? Here's how we've learned to press on...and why.
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