Faith is about more than simple answers. In fact, faith is more about the right questions than the right answers.
So, let’s remove the stigma, shall we? Doubt is not something to be ashamed of, it’s something to learn from. The largest moments of learning in my life have been during times of my deepest doubt. Without doubt, I believe there can be no true faith. Faith is about living with doubt, not pretending it doesn’t exist.
But something stirred within him that day. Jesus had brought out a stubbornness in him; a stubbornness that he guessed could be the “faith” his healer had just mentioned. A stubbornness to hope in the goodness and beauty of the world despite everything that seemed to indicate otherwise.