As we walk this life of faith, we all experience moments of loss, disappointment, and crushed expectations. These difficult circumstances can actually lead us into moments of quiet, resolved hope. The stillness that follows our initial pain in the midst of our loss is critical; this is where faith shines most brightly. In the stillness comes the complete and utter assurance that the hard work of faith is finished, and the rest is left to God. This is not the end of your story, but rather the beginning of a bright, new day. Keep living. Keep moving forward. The One who cannot fail us goes before us.