Things don’t always turn out like you planned. Ask Peter. The acknowledged leader of the apostles, we can see a roller-coaster existence in his rebuke by Jesus, his denial of him, and then his restoration. But then Jesus finishes his restoration by telling Peter that he would glorify Jesus by dying in a way he did not want to. Not exactly the way Peter saw his life turning it out.
Parents of prodigals can say the same thing. Dreams and hopes are dashed. We are surprised and overtaken by suffering. Despair and discouragement are just a few of the many emotions.
Dave Harvey steps into that swirling mess with us in his book Letting Go: Rugged Love for Wayward Souls. In this resource, Harvey and […]