Trust is a choice. It is the call to die to neurotic self centeredness and worry to choosing to trust in God’s love and guidance in our lives. As we become freer and more conscious in our choosing to trust, we find our fear lessening and an inner joy that deepens as we mature in our response to grace. We learn patience with ourselves as well as for others. For empathy can only grow in us by our own experiences of our own inner struggles, failures and yes successes.