We tend to look at faith as something that weak people use in order to justify a viewpoint within their religion, or just another thing in this world that will ultimately lead to disappointment.
Yet faith is so much more.
In order for us to understand how faith moves mountains we must first take a look at what faith means. The dictionary defines it as “strong belief or trust in someone or something”, but the definition that really gives faith justice comes from a place most would scoff at but one that holds vast depths of knowledge. The Bible defines faith as the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen (Heb. 11:1). The act of having and practicing faith allows us to go beyond the limits of who we are, it allows us to rise above the darkness of whatever situation we be going through and grab hold of our purpose, driving us to live by a code of honor far greater than that which any mere man can create and commands us to live and do better. Only by this path can we achieve greatness.
As you see faith pushes us to do more than sit around and wish upon stars. It pushes us to go forth with boldness and assures us that whatever the obstacle, we have the power to overcome it.
However with this knowledge alone, we won’t get very far. Faith requires us to also act, and it is within our action does it link itself from being an intangible concept to one of tangible existence. To experience true faith and not act isn’t having faith at all.
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When it comes to our careers, faith takes on a much bigger meeting. It’s what goes into us overcoming the difficult times, and it picks us up when we’ve been knocked down by an unexpected obstacle. As creatives, it doesn’t matter if our job is to take someone’s order, or to program the backbone of a business infrastructure. What does matter, however, is our conviction to always stand up for what’s right regardless of how difficult it is. Above all, it is knowing that our strength alone may be limited, but it can be reinforced if we ask for help. Life is fair because it isn’t fair, but that doesn’t mean that we should have to go it alone.
[bctt tweet=”Asking for help doesn’t mean that you’re weak, it just means you’re strong enough to know you aren’t in it alone.” username=”dsmy”]
Regardless of how awful your day/week/month may be, know that this isn’t the end. Life will throw punches when you least expect it and kick you even harder when you’re down, but what matter is that you get back up. [Tweet “The world needs more people willing to use their faith to move mountains.”] The truth is, the world needs more people like you. People who can see the solutions to the problems we face, and people who care enough to create the good the world needs.
Being a creative is tough work, but together we can make a difference if we’ll just have a little faith. What will you place your faith in today?
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