President-elect Obama plans to to publish these weekly updates through the Transition period and then from the White House.
This week's address concerns the current economic crisis:
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." Martin Luther King Jr.
"My faith runs so very much faster than my reason that I can challenge the whole world and say, ’God is, was and ever shall be’." Mahatma Gandhi
"Faith is a passionate intuition." William Wordsworth
"Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times." Martin Luther King Jr.
"Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active." Edith Hamilton