* In the wake of his young wife's death, Gokey's rise to third-place American Idol finalist was shadowed by pain---but God met him just where he was. In this moving account, he shares his reflections on his childhood, Sophia's passing, his TV competition experience, and his new life as an advocate for the disadvantaged. 224 pages, hardcover from NavPress.
Stepping onto the American Idol stage just weeks after his first wifes unexpected death, Danny Gokey experienced both the pinnacle of hope and the depth of despair. But his story began long before that. Dannys dreams began to form when he was a child, only to take a turn he never could have predicted. As life unfolded, he learned that true purpose is found in relationships, and destiny is sometimes born out of our darkest moments.
Now Danny wants you to embrace that same promise of hope. In this book, he shares his experiences in the high and low moments and offers compelling, hard-won wisdom to help you reach beyond your greatest challenges. Whether you struggle with relationships, loss, anger, self-esteem, or doubt that your dreams can come true, Dannys down-to-earth encouragement and positive outlook will transform your life and reveal how you can move toward hope and take the next step to truly making a difference.