"Iris P. Bryant is a writer, educator, Hidden Jewels podcast host, and worship leader. . She has served as an educator in the public schools of North Carolina since 1998. She is married to David Bryant and together they have three young adult children, a teenager, and a 2-year-old granddaughter. She loves coffee, milk chocolate, and watching the sunrise, preferably at the beach! She firmly believes in God’s promise found in Romans 8:28, and she desires to help others believe and apply that truth to their lives. She desires to help women maximize each moment and season they encounter and show them God doesn’t waste any of our experiences--whether good or bad. One of her greatest desires is to help those who feel lost, abandoned, and hopeless find purpose on the other side of their pain. She serves as worship leader at Love and Faith Christian Fellowship, Greensboro & is the founder of Hidden Jewels Women’s Ministry—which is designed to help women find purpose on the other side of pain. She can be found offering hope and inspiration at irispbryant.com and a newly launched virtual community, adopteesatarms.com"