Amazing Picture about Faith

Ever since I found out how small a mustard seed actually was, I’ve been obsessed with them. It really, really puts Jesus’ words about faith into perspective. Here’s a picture I took last night from my phone of a mustard seed next to my pinky. It’s just amazing stuff.

I ask myself all of the time… “Do I have enough bold faith to continue doing the Lord’s will?”

Much of the time I don’t think I do. And yet, that picture shows a mustard seed in all of its glory. Crazy to think about. Crazy to realize how much faith we don’t have because we don’t think possible. And yet Jesus says it is. Is it strange that I believe Jesus’ words to be true and not some type of obscure allegory? A reality.

He said that those who have a child-like faith will inherit the Kingdom of God. I intently focus everyday on that type of faith. You’re not going to make me cynical. Nope. Many call me naive. Uninformed. Idealistic.


Go on and move mountains.

I know I’m trying to have enough faith to do so.

Much love.

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About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book 86%: Groundbreaking Research on the LGBT Community and Religion, will release November 2015. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Constructive Theology and Ethics. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

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