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Subject: Re: Heaven is real Date: 10/12/2012 3:31 PM
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Might not be talking about the same thing.

You can decide to put your trust in something. Like a doctor's recommendation/prescription. Initially, you don't have personal experience with the proposed "fix" for the problem. In fact, before going to the doctor you had no belief about the drug he will prescribe because (lets say) you never heard of it.

You might just trust the doctor because he's been to med school. You might need more than that, and research it yourself and find others saying that it helped them. You may come to believe that it might work for you too, that it's worth a try.

But you are not putting that belief into action, acting on that belief, until you take the pill.




Yes, I can agree with this.
But you DO believe in the POSSIBILITY of whatever is being put forth. You have "hope", in other words, that whatever it is will actually work.

But you don't actually know until whatever it is that MIGHT work, actually DOES work. But yes, I can agree with what you have said here.

AM
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