Step 2 -Enthusiasm is a word which comes to mind when I think of a boy. Enthusiasm comes from the root word ethos, which means spirit. The world of the spirit evokes the faith Carmen needed to continue on in his life. He was innocent and childlike in nature. Like all boys, he exhibited immature aspects of himself that needed to grow. I do believe humans are unique in their ability to possess faith, but I do not discredit the possibility that animals may have an abundance of this quality. We uncover more each day.