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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The most important part about taking that leap of faith is actually making the decision to do so, then fully committing to it.
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.
"Leap of Faith" stars Raul Esparza and Brooke Shields 2.
It was developed by Leap of Faith Technologies under a grant from the National Institute on Aging and a contract with the National Cancer Institute.
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.
Clown ministry has had a rebirth--professional clowns are taking "a leap of faith" and teaching the Word of God through clown ministry.
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.
We landed the Leap of Faith! Hey, I thought you were goofy-foot, Coach.
Something abstract and immaterial became a representation through a communal leap of faith, and it made the front page of the New York Times.
While a case can reasonably be made that the rate of real price decline might slow in the future, or even halt entirely, to assert that the direction of the trend will reverse because the industry has exhausted its scope for cost savings looks like a major leap of faith on their behalf.
When the CW team, including our publishing partner Douglas Murphy Communications, moved the magazine to a more contemporary design and raised the bar for editorial content, going forward required a certain leap of faith. There were no guarantees on what would happen.