Faith is having the courage to keep our vision
and to find our way
through the smaller rules and regulations,
to keep the flame of hope alive,
and to find ways of facing up to change and transitions.
when the road ahead looms endless
empower us to be companions
for one another along the road.
when the road forward is blocked
inspire in us creative responses
that move us beyond the barriers.
when the road before us divides
enable us to make a good choice of direction.
(Shared by Maxine Cunningham)
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By Bronwyn Angela White, Wellington, NZ
By faith, Sarah and Abraham left family, household and land for the promise of a new life in Canaan.
This faith may take us, too, through labyrinths of doubt, to greener fields.
By faith, Moses led his people out of Egypt, through the Red Sea and into the desert.
This faith might sometimes lead down unpaved tracks to destinations we did not intend.
Faith is the opposite of belief: a shiny coin whose shadow-side is hope.
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