Faith as Darkness

Michael is blogging again, a very good thing indeed.

The problem with trust is the darkness.  You can’t see the thing, the person, the idea in which you trust.  You can’t know from seeing or touching that the thing is really there.  It’s the feeling of faith.

The dark and dismal presence without presence.  The felt and known but somehow unseen.  Faith–in a walk or a life or a relationship–stretches you.  It makes you into someone you haven’t been because it calls from you things you’ve never done.

Read the rest.

Author: David Swanson

Pastor of New Community Covenant Church in Bronzeville. Collecting signs of life.

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