When I hear the word faith, I often think of religion, going to church and putting my future in the hands of a “higher power”. But I was not raised this way, so if asked I would say, I am more of a science person, if I cannot touch, see, hear it I likely do not believe it. So that is where, in the past, the concept of faith and I parted company.
But I would say as I have gotten older (and hopefully bit wiser) my relationship with the idea of faith has evolved. Faith it turns out for me is less believing in a big boss in the sky, and more about big and small everyday miracles that happen to make daily life possible.
“Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.” – Brad Henry
“Believe in yourself when nobody else does.” – Mary J. Blige
“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them” – Steve Jobs
“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moment of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” _-Roy T. Bennett
“I don’t think that we’re meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.” – Nicholas Sparks.
“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” – Alan Wilson Watts
“Let your faith be bigger than your fears” – Unknown
“Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” –Sonia Ricotti
“Faith and fear both demand you believe in something you cannot see. You choose!” – Bob Proctor
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“Your faith can move mountains and your doubt can create them.” – “Unknown