There is no part of your story that He cannot redefine. There is nothing too broken for God to reweave and redeem.
Faith is a choice. A choice to see Him in all of our little moments. A choice to not ignore His work in our lives, in the mud. Sometimes Christ can simply shake our hands.
Don't let your dark memories and chains define who you are.
Consistency. Normalcy. There was no greater gift in my valley.
We all play this game. What if I would have gone to a different school? Took a different job? Married someone else?