leap of faith


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leap of faith

verb blind acceptance, blind accession, blind belief, blind confidence, blind intentions, misguided trust, quantum confidence in, unjustified belief, unjustified confidence, unjustified freedom from doubt, unquestionnng acceptance, unshakable trust, unwarranted conviction, unwarranted credence, unwarranted loyalty, unwarranted progression, unwarranted reliance, unwarranted trust
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So if you're sitting on a business idea that you think you can translate into a commercial practice, then maybe it's time you seriously considered taking that leap of faith.
Draw for Saturday's Joe Dunne Memorial Puppy Stake final: 1 Big Bam, 2 Hats My Diamond, 3 Mutual Decision, 4 Leap Of Faith (m), 5 Black Cyclone (m), 6 Melodys Royal (w).
Flower (below) said: "In 2009 there was an opportunity to take the coach's job, so Hugh Morris gave me the chance to do it, which was a bit of a leap of faith on his part.
Fr Paul Haines, from Our Lady Help of Christians, in Kitts Green, with Tandem Skydive Instructor Ally Milne, was one of four priests from the Midlands who took a leap of faith this week to raise vital funds for sick, elderly and infirm priests of the Archdiocese of Birmingham.
He admitted people had concerns about the Lib Dems being "too young" and "too idealistic", but added: "I've heard these doubts and I say, take a leap of faith.
Leap of Faith": The mighty power of the pen holds me in thrall/This impulse to write I simply cannot stall/It took a blind leap of faith to answer the call/Now poetry has become my all in all.
When God presents you with a challenge, take a leap of faith.
It's a big leap of faith, but it's one we have no choice but to take.
I admit I was bluffing a little bit: I was taking a leap of faith.
It takes a leap of faith to rely on a higher authority called God to explain the unexplainable, and that is the essence of religion.
Since we know the cells mediating this maintenance are stem cells, it doesn't take a great leap of faith to think that stem cells are at the heart of that failure," says Derrick Rossi of Stanford University.