Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives. He was in such agony of prayer that the Bible says his sweat was as drops of blood. An angel came to comfort Jesus. He was in that much agony, and yet the Lord Jesus went through with all of it.
Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness! In the book, Arbeely tells Armhad that faith is believing in something even without proof, because you know it in your heart to be true.
There is an intensity to this painting that draws me in. I try to focus on the Savior and imagine where He is here. My heart reaches out for Him and begs to be of what little aid it can offer. (Painting by Ron DiCianni)