What is the link between Faith and Trust? Deeper still, what is trust? What isfaith? And how do having/not having these attributes affect us when we are called to swim upstream? I know that faith has been defined as believing in what we cannot see…and trust, as confidence in something or someone. This begs the logical next question(s)…do I have faith? And in what and/or whom do I put my trust? These are questions I have been asking myself of late.
Perhaps everyone ask
After such a long and crazy winter, doesn’t it feel good to see the signs of spring (well, maybe sans the “sand storms” of yellow pine pollen!)? New life is bursting forth everywhere like a wild young bull out of the rodeo gate. It screams to us in the neon green of the new tree growth; delirious fragrances tantalizing our senses waft sneakily up from the hyacinths, paperwhites and daffodils; whistling while they work, every bird tweets the message between the nesting bits in
In so much of the world, this is the season of giving. Whether you and your family/friends celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Pancha Ganapati, Yule—or nothing at all—it likely encompasses some type of giving. We LOVE giving gifts, and we’re pretty crazy about getting them, too. A well-chosen gift can make a statement of love unlike anything else.
But you know how this typically goes…after a day or two, kids (from 1 to 92) have moved on to something else. Rarely does o