My eight year old son walks around with a box of rocks everywhere he goes and tells everyone that he is a geologist. When people ask if that is what he wants to be when he grows up, he always replies, "I am a geologist. I don't have to grow up to know what I am." This is the simplest example of faith. When you want something so bad and you can say you have become it or have received it, you have acquired faith.
Retaining faith is when you can truly believe something in your heart, even when others doubt you or you feel your world has fallen apart. Some people may call it the secret or the power. Whatever you feel comfortable calling it, it simply is pure faith.
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My husband departed our marriage in 2009. There are no exact words to explain my plethora of emotions which ranged from devastation to humiliation. I can only describe it as an emotional death. I will be the first to admit that I cried for many months. My dreams were shattered and my ambition to continue life had gone astray. I had to march on with my daily venues for the sake of my two children. 8 Ways To Help Your Children Through Divorce
One day at work, while engaging in an intimate conversation, my coworker Jeanie said to me, "you have no faith!" I looked at her with confusion and disbelief. After hours of talking, she was correct.
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That evening, I picked myself up by the bootstraps and went on a mission to acquire faith. I knew that if I stayed in my isolated, dispirited world, my dreams could never come true. I was cognizant to the fact that if I did not believe in something, that I would stay exactly where I was at that moment. And I remember not wanting to be in such despair any longer. It took many months and a good support system to heal. Get Over It! 6 Ways To Overcome The Painful Past
The beautiful thing about healing is nobody can take it away from you. So give it your all. The following ideas may help you during your healing journey: