Are you overwhelmed with circumstances in life that you can’t control? Is pain or suffering draining happiness and joy from life? You’re not alone!
Jenn’s uncle, Bill Gilmour, was gripped by sadness and questions while grappling with brokenness – he felt completely helpless and hopeless. Jenn’s abduction was a catalyst that forced him to face the truth about his life.
He shares his journey to find hope that began with a pivotal invitation that changed the course of his life.
“After his niece’s abduction, Bill became vulnerable with himself and God rather than getting angry and bitter. Through his humble honesty, Bill opened the door to lasting change in his own life and the lives of others. You will be inspired as you read about his courageous leap into action to become a better husband, father, and friend.” — John Mattone, Bestselling Author, World's Top Executive Coach
“A personal story that reads like a conversation with the author and leads you to see light in the darkest of places.” — Kristin Carotenuto, PharmD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Bill reveals that joy is possible through pain. Transformation emerges through suffering. Love triumphs through family, community, and God. Buy your copy now.
Peggy Krompasick - 5.0 out of 5 stars A must read!
Reviewed in the United States on February 20, 2023Verified PurchaseThis true story written by Bill Gilmour is a book about a devastating event that is unconscionable and unresolved which took place, changing the lives of Bill and his family forever... Bill shares his story with transparency and emotion. You will feel and witness his ability to grasp hope and peace although he and his family continue to live this devastation every day. You will not be able to put this book down. It is with grace and conviction that Bill can share this tragic story and still find peace to walk beside friends and strangers and offer them comfort and peace in their lives. Bill's faith and journey is exemplary of a true man of God.This book is a must-read and I guarantee once you have read it you will encourage those close to you to read it as well I promise you will not be disappointed.
Slator T - 5.0 out of 5 stars This book is a "DON'T MISS" read...Reviewed in the United States on February 22, 2023Verified Purchase What a testimony to how God can turn what is meant for evil into GOODJennifer's story will provide hope and inspiration for everyone - it certainly did for me.I am not a book reader. In fact, this is the first book I have read in 10+ years - all because a close friend told me I had to read this book. Once I started reading, I could not put the book down - it completely captivated me!
Richard Troutman - 5.0 out of 5 stars The Lord's master plan! Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2023Verified PurchaseI loved this book. Actual testimony of how our Father uses so many people to change lives for the better through unspeakable tragedy. I especially enjoyed reading about the three men who God placed in Bill’s life in the early days: Bill Rush, Mark Stanakis, and Ed Wood along with all the BSF men. Thank you Bill for inspiring me.
flounders - 5.0 out of 5 stars WOW-shows a great blueprint of how one can address challenges with Faith, Love, & Patience; Reviewed in the United States on January 31, 2023Verified PurchaseReal, authentic, and felt like having a conversation not reading a book. It's a great reminder that success is there in your lowest of lows. It shows a way to achieve and overcome one's problem. Small actions of courtesy and kindness can start someone else quest of understanding. It reminds us how real people deal with the great unknown & patience in getting the resolution that the quest will take them on.
A. Davis - 5.0 out of 5 stars Heartwarming book filled with life lessons! Reviewed in the United States on January 31, 2023Verified PurchaseI found this book to be captivating and hard to put down. While Bill lays out the facts of the sad disappearance of his niece, it’s his life transformation and life lessons that makes the book so captivating. It’s an inspirational read as I pray for the return of his niece, Jennifer, or some other form of closure for the family!
V. Ritter - 5.0 out of 5 stars This is a lovely book.Reviewed in the United States on February 7, 2023Long before he would share Jennifer’s story and his own in a book, Bill Gilmour inspired me through his life as my neighbor. His uplifting and purposeful approach to life was evident in everyday encounters.Now, reading the moving account of his journey, I find new inspiration.This is a lovely book. Its hope and guidance will encourage the reader to accept troubling times as opportunity for spiritual growth. And most of all, it is a reminder that God’s desire to meet us is often most present in times of sorrow and upheaval.
Merrilldca - 5.0 out of 5 stars The Unexpected Journey to Faith and MaturityReviewed in the United States on February 7, 2023God brought Bill to genuine faith in such an unexpected manner. This book tells that story and so much more! He gives such practical insights into how God faithfully grows His followers. I pray that many readers will benefit from coming along the adventure with Bill, to see how God is with them to take their next step of faith.
Barbara White - 5.0 out of 5 stars I Couldn't Put It Down
Reviewed in the United States on February 5, 2023There are books that entertain and there are books that are thought-provoking. This book is both. From the beginning, I was pulled in by the hope described in each story. Bill Gilmour has weaved an excellent retelling of some very remarkable lives. Each journey is extraordinary.
Elizabeth Stone - 5.0 out of 5 stars A compelling story of God revealing Himself in difficult circumstances.
Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2023A compelling story of God revealing Himself amid horrific circumstances. Bill’s spiritual journey — his struggles, questions, doubts, and fears — is told with great vulnerability, making the lessons relatable to the reader. As he learns to walk with and trust God, Bill invites readers on the quest to live intentionally. A must-read for anyone going through times of difficulty, stress, and uncertainty.