Life is anything but smooth ride. This rule applies to all, irrespective of their status, caste, creed, gender or location. Whether it is about the daily challenges of life, or those events that have a significant impact on our lives, we need faith to deal with those challenges. Faith, not just in life, but in the fact that our existence is not meaningless. Each one of us is here as part of a grand design. We are here to serve a higher purpose. A purpose, we may or may not have cognizance of, but, underscores our presence in this world.
But, our insecurities, fears and apprehensions leave us in doubt. We begin to doubt the purpose of our very existence. Faith is what keeps us going when everything else seems to be working against us. We must work towards not just building faith, but strengthening it. This is a workout for the soul. More we engage in practices and develop positive habits, stronger our faith gets.
I can’t think of a better way of reinforcing faith than to read books. To me, following books can act like persistent guides that can help strengthen faith, and kill our doubts and fears.