Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness. Even when the world seems filled with darkness and despair, the Lord's light can fill our souls with joy and hope. If we have faith in him, He will give us his comfort.
One can not move forward until they leave the past behind. When we have turned to God to repent, forgive others and to forgive ones self, we have released bondages and strongholds that have been a hindrance for Gods bles