We are kicking off 2017 with a brand new series called #Encounters. Looking at Jesus with people in the Gospel narrative tells us about His heart for our humanity and our struggles. We begin with the woman crippled for 18 years. For this woman, life looks more like feet shuffling the dirt rather than an upright walk with confidence. For her, she goes through life unnoticed and mislabeled until the Prince of Life calls out to her. What can one do when the weight of emotional and spiritual depression causes us to look down rather than into His eyes? The hope is always found in our restored identity.