When you come to the edge
of all the light you know
and are about to step off
into the darkness of the unknown,
FAITH is knowing one of two things will happen:
There will be something solid to stand on
or you will be taught how to fly.
(from patrickoverton.com, credited as © Patrick Overton, The Leaning Tree, 1975, Rebuilding the Front Porch of America, 1997)