The deeper our faith, the more doubt we must endure;
the deeper our hope, the more prone we are to despair;
the deeper our love, the more pain its loss will bring:
these are a few of the paradoxes we must hold as human beings.
If we refuse to hold them
in hopes of living without doubt, despair, and pain,
we also find ourselves living without faith, hope, and love.
— Parker Palmer, “A Hidden Wholeness”, 82-83.

Conviction comes from the oddest places sometimes. :-/ I was just talking about my doubts. And yet it’s oddly reassuring. “The deeper our faith, the more doubt we must endure.”

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