I’ve heard it said…“You’re either coming out of a hard season, you’re in a hard season, or you’re preparing to enter a hard season.” As I type this, I can think of people I know who are walking through cancer, extended job searching, and multiple brain surgeries. Simply put: Life is hard. Excruciatingly hard sometimes.
So…What do we do about it? How do we cope – and even thrive – in the midst of it all? How do we ask for help? How do we cling to God and His Word?
How do we find hope in the hard places?
My friend Sarah Beckman is a fantastic author, speaker (and really cool lady). Two years ago, I recorded this interview with Sarah when her book Alongside: A Practical Guide for Loving Your Neighbor in their Time of Trial. That book – as the title suggests – is how to help, serve, love, and be with someone else who is struggling.
Her new book – Hope in the Hard Places: How to Survive When Your World Feels Out of Control – released yesterday and explores how to live and grow when you are the one in the trial.
Last week, Sarah and I sat down and talked about her own trials, walking through some trials prior to faith in Jesus (and the difference walking with Jesus makes), what’s in the book, and quite a bit more.
Please…watch the interview…then grab a copy. In fact, grab one for you and one for a friend!