“[After repentance] I started to obey God in my heart one step at a time…. I learned that we must obey in faith before we feel better or different. At this time, though, obeying in faith, to me, felt like throwing myself off a cliff. Faith that endures is heroic, not sentimental.” (p. 22)
Reading: “Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.”—Habakkuk 2:4
Selections from The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield (Pittsburgh: Crown & Covenant, 2012). Used with permission.