“I just had this desire in my heart as a little girl that I wanted some form of the stage or television or entertainment.”
“I wanted to be able to live a comfortable life. I wanted to have children after I achieved my success because I didn’t ever want to feel stressed about my finances.”
“I was a planner. I had a whole life planned out, what I was going to do, how I was going to get to New York and what internships I was going to do and what the stepping stones were going to be.”
“You walk down the streets of New York and you see other girls with their carriages and their strollers and their babies and their baby bumps, and you want it so badly.”
“I just knew like everything in my life, I had to wait a little bit longer. His plan is not my plan. His time frame is not my time frame.”
Ainsley Earhardt’s determination to achieve her childhood dream landed her a job in national television. When her plan to become a mother did not turn out as she had hoped, she learned to trust God’s plan. Check out her whole story.
“Life was predictable. And then, in a moment, everything changed. Three little words: It is cancer.”
“The recommendation for a double mastectomy and breast reconstruction was my option. A few days before the surgery, I think that’s the first time in my life I realized that I had never totally, 100% depended on God or trusted in Him.”
“It was heartbreaking to see yourself, to feel like a beast, an alien. I’m thinking my husband has to be thinking the same thing.”
“I’m not complete yet physically, but I’m complete spiritually. I’m exactly the person who God made me to be. I’m complete in His eyes.”
Cancer was an unexpected trial in Donna and Turner Ward’s lives. They found their strength to persevere in God. Check out their whole story.
Aspirations for the new year may not always pan out according to plan. When the hopes and dreams changed for Ainsley Earhardt, Amanda Jane Cooper and Donna and Turner Ward, they didn’t find a dead end. They found hope.
Lindsey Juarez Monsivais is a former journalist who lives in Texas with her husband and miniature dachshund. She loves writing to teach others about God’s love.
Lindsey Monsivais is a former journalist who lives in Texas with her husband and miniature dachshund. She loves using writing as a tool to teach others about God’s love.