I think every day about how faith is like a plant growing in my heart. I can’t leave it un-tended.
The burdens in this world are heavy, so heavy they’re crushing.
I have to pull myself out of that world every day, and tend to the little plant growing in my heart.
“When are you going to get married?”
“What do you look for in a man?”
“Don’t worry, the right person is out there somewhere.”
“True love finds you when you least expect it.”
There are millions of ways we ask each other about love, a million ways we encourage each other to find “the one.” I’ve seen and heard these kinds of questions and inspirational statements every day of my life.
But of all of them, this one is the most true: “True love finds you when you least expect it.”
This love really did find me when I wasn’t looking for it. When I didn’t know I was drowning until it lifted me above the sea. When I was at my worst, my ugliest; when I had never been so low, when I was about to di...
I used to think that the exploration of space was mankind’s greatest dream. Regardless of whether or not there is other life out there, intelligent or not, the child-like wonder and desire to know, to see, and to understand something that is so huge, something that makes us so small, is amazing.
I still believe this to be true, but more than that I believe the seeking of truth to be our greatest quest. It may take a long time, but once we find truth we can find peace.
Faith is more than just believing in something we can’t see. It’s more than love and feelings, no matter how strong or sincere. Faith is more than answered prayers or miracles. It’s more than the proof we think we see in our daily lives, because faith is not about us.
The earth was round yesterday, it is round today, and it will be round again tomorrow, whether I chose to believe it or not makes no difference.
True faith is two-fold. It is based on truth, on logic that can be proven - and with this knowledge as a backbone can we then believe in what has not yet come to pass. This is a faith that cannot be broken, a faith made of diamonds.