In lieu of an abstract, below is the essay's first paragraph.
"Faith—it is everywhere around us, a part of us, a gift from God. By providing my personal definition of faith, enunciating pertinent details, and explicating my experiences, I hope to paint an accurate picture of what faith is. Denotatively, faith is the “theological virtue defined as secure belief in God and a trusting acceptance of God's will” (“Faith”). To be critical, what is meant by “secure?” What is defined as “God’s will?” These are all good questions and each subject to controversy. Consequently, I have connotatively come to know faith as simply the belief in a higher power. Allow me to explain."
"Faith- it is…,"
Verbum: Vol. 1
, Article 2.
Available at: http://fisherpub.sjfc.edu/verbum/vol1/iss2/2