How do you find the courage to do the same if your field is a classroom, an office complex or a glaringly blank Word Document?
How do you leap?
I can find the audacity to do work that seems far too big for me because I know that the work is bigger than me and because I know that I’m not doing it alone.
This is what faith looks like to me right now: I am not the whole story. I am only a very small part of the story. And I need only do the work that I was born to be doing right now – with integrity, with compassion, with courage.
Those are the words of Marianne Elliott, a woman who has trudged through war zones from Afghanistan to Gaza to dedicate herself to causes and people very dear to my own heart. I have yet to find the right words to describe my own conception of leaps of faith – but I know that reading Marianne’s words reinforces my faith in humanity.
The rest of her beautiful post is available here.