This is the real meaning of faith. Believing that those little seeds that you planted *will* come up, that they really are doing something under the ground that you can't see and that you really will get food later.
My faith is faltering - my "soil" is really just clay. I'm holding my breath, waiting for something, *any*thing to break through that dirt and prove me wrong.
I really should stop perusing Californian, Eastern and Southern gardening blogs. They're way ahead of us here in the North.