A collection of short stories by Andrew Jantz that illuminate the lives of ordinary people struggling with difficulties and crisis in their lives. Issues of faith and love, tragedy and despair are brought forth with clarity and compassion. The stories are plainspoken, and the characters are portrayed with immediacy as they face choices and circumstances—good and bad—which give shape to their lives. These stories will strike a chord with anyone who wonders what the private lives of others look like when the curtains are drawn back. Above all, this book is a testament to the human spirit.