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    Developing faith is not easy. None of us is born with this trait in place, even if we are born into a religiously observant family. Each person has to work on his or her own to develop their relationship with G‑d.

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    "this trait" refer to "developing faith?"

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    Default Re: "Antecedent"

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Developing faith is not easy. None of us is born with this trait in place, even if we are born into a religiously observant family. Each person has to work on his or her own to develop their relationship with G‑d.
    Just 'faith'
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    Default Re: "Antecedent"

    Each person has to work on his or her own
    This suggests that it is just faith.

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    Default Re: "Antecedent"

    (And what is 'not easy' is developing faith - that is, not having it and then coming to have it.

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