But in addition to gaining knowledge from books, I'm gaining confidence in myself--not only as a future teacher, but also as a person. A friend of mine once told me, "No one else will trust you if you can't trust yourself." Faith in self is realized by the way we work with others. A homemaker needs to have confidence in herself in order to perform her daily duties, raise her children, and still maintain a normal, healthy life. And her confidence is reflected in doing these things well. We function effectively when, after gaining self-confidence, we develop trust in others.
This is the faith in which children of America grow up. For it is the force behind our American democracy, the faith based on the cooperation and ideas of men that have developed for more than 150 years. We can't deny that