“To be sitting quietly in a boat in calm weather is not an image of faith. But when the boat has sprung a leak, to keep it afloat by enthusiastically manning the pumps, yet with no thought of returning to port-that is an image of faith…While the understanding, like a desperate passenger, stretches out its arms to terra firma but in vain, faith works with all its might in the deep waters: joyfully and triumphantly it saves the soul.” Kierkegaard in Post-scriptum pg. 153.
“Faith starts with probabilities, yet it ends in peremptory statements; it believes an informant amid doubt, yet accepts his information without doubt.” Cardinal Newman xiv. 34.
“Faith is not an explanation, but rather confidence that the explication ultimately exists.”-Escolios a un Texto Implícito: Selección, p. 453 Don Colacho
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