Faith is not belief despite evidence,
It is adventure in scorn of consequence
Faith is not credulity in the face of occasional miracle,
It is discerning the miraculous in the daily round;
Faith is not blind confidence in the hereafter,
It is the will to live in the here and now;
Faith is not clinging to creedal assurance,
It is grasping the uncertain with conviction;
Faith is not confidence in salvation which lies beyond.
It is trust in the life which surrounds us here

Dick Gilbert, quoted in “Faith is a Verb.”