Hope Anyway

Welcoming Possibility in Ourselves, God, and Each Other

Hope Anyway

Welcoming Possibility in Ourselves, God, and Each Other

When we are in the darkness–whatever that is in our own particular story–the temptation is to believe that it’s over, it’s always going to feel this way, we will never be anywhere else or feel anything other than we do now. We fear the darkness, and for good reason. But it is in the darkness that new life begins.

With an openhanded spirit and openhearted vulnerability, Leeana Tankersley reveals the darkest chapter of her own story, the thing she never thought would happen and could do nothing to prevent. Along the way she shares how waiting patiently in the darkness allowed something incredible to take root within her: a defiant and hard-won hope that is not dependent on happy endings.

If you have lost your faith, your family, your health, your home, your security, your business, or your very self, Leeana wants you to know that you are not alone or forgotten. You are not doomed to stagnation or stasis. You are not worth less than you once were. Against every last odd, you can hope anyway.



Leeana Tankersley is a writer, mom, and hope warrior. She is the author of six books, including her latest, Hope Anyway. She is also a co-host on the podcast “Moms Unscripted” and the managing editor of The Mops Magazine. Leeana lives in Central Virginia with her three kids and spirited labradoodle.

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“Leeana refuses to reach for easy answers, instead leading the reader on a journey of accepting our own humanity.”

Emily P. Freeman

Author of Simply Tuesday

“Every book Leeana writes instantly becomes my new favorite book.”

Myquillyn Smith

Author of The Nesting Place

“Leeana has reached deep inside herself and offered her readers her own life and soul with such generosity.”

Shauna Niequist

Author of Present Over Perfect

For media inquiries regarding Leeana and Hope Anyway, please contact Holly Maxwell @ hmaxwell [at] bakerpublishinggroup [dot] com