Leaping into the Void: Lessons in Trust
Often, we are faced with making a decision that fills us with fear. Often, the only way to get where we need to go is to have the courage to take a leap of faith. Often, the courage comes from a tiny spark - like a satellite sent towards the dark unknown, which finds new universes, our tiny light suddenly is revealed as the brilliant star of hope.
The following is by John O’Donohue, a poet and philosopher who is best known for his book, Anam Cara, (Gaelic for "Soul Friend"; 1997). This is a poem about finding that light.