Find Hope

Convinced I was worthless.

Beth

I thought that I had nothing to live for. I thought that I was the most worthless mother on the face of the earth. I was no good as a wife. As a mother. As a daughter. As a friend

Compelled to find lovers online.

Lisa

When I was sick and by myself at home I would think, “What exactly is the purpose in this. What are you doing? You’re still alone. You still have nobody in your life. You still have that void. So what you’re searching for is ...

I was intoxicated at the wheel and my son died.

Marla

It was eleven o'clock in the morning, and my blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit for the State of Tennessee. My ten-year-old daughter was in the front with me, and she escaped serious physical injury, but her emotio...

God cared about my piercings.

Mikey

She noticed the holes in my face. She was like; “Oh, you’ve got a lip ring?” I said; “Yeah, I had to take them out to get a job, you know, working for the man.”

From corporate jets to food stamps.

Scot B

We lost our house and moved into an apartment complex where the police department was there every night and there were gun shots and squirrels literally in the cupboards.

Why did God let the love of my life die?

Danny Gokey

But I couldn’t escape the idea that suicide would be a good escape. It was like I was holding on the casket of my wife, and as morbid as it sounds was like I was being buried. I remember picturing myself breaking my grip with...

Would do anything for approval.

Hannah

I didn’t know if God loved me. I was just so desperate. I started to try to find my identity in relationships with guys.

From starting NFL quarterback to cut and humiliated.

Jeff K

I was realizing that more of my identity was wrapped up in the NFL and in quarterbacking than in who God says I am, my worst moment of life converted to my very best moment of life in a matter of fifteen seconds.

Social services removed me from our home.

Kayla

My brothers and I were separated. When we came back together in our parents home it wasn’t any better. There was still a lot of abuse going on, so I moved back out the spring semester my senior year.

As wild as I could be.

Becky

I was the girl on top of the bar with money being put on me, not remembering any of it the next morning.