Are you there, Lord? Are you listening? Ever wonder if God is always good and can ever be really trusted? Many of the folks in these true stories did. Here are people like you. They faced troubles. They got impatient for relief from heartbreaking problems. They often asked, “Why?” But through God’s delays, they eventually found all they needed in Him. Through close encounters in life’s waiting room. Enduring the long loneliness. Yet somehow pampered by His grace. In deep sorrow, God’s father heart presses ours. No easy answers here. No Band-Aids for gaping wounds. No flinching from looking cruelty and evil squarely in the face. Yet hope and generous grace vibrates through these true life stories. These encouraging true anecdotes wrapped with prayer and Bible verses will help you enter His quiet and linger to listen. Illuminating stories of humor and pathos provide steadfast confidence in God’s wisdom and goodness. You will see how God prepares us for what lies ahead. When you truly believe that God is good, even when life is bad, you’ll clear the distortions in your thinking. You’ll experience deep and abiding comfort. You’ll find spiritual victory.