I had Faith once, but logic got in the way of that.

Now I have lost Faith, and all the good things that come with.

Remember all the times I said logic gives you all the answers,

I lied. Lucidity gave me a sagacity of self-preservation.

But self-preservation comes with a cost.


Self-preservation made a choice for me,

and I put Faith at arm’s length. For a moment I felt safe.

Turns out rationality has cost me the whole enchilada.

Lucidity has cost me Faith, Hope, Love and Happiness.

Shrewdness for some time; Yes, stopped me from making some

bad verdicts, but this time Logic is costing me everything.


Logic kept me sane, from making the “measured” wrong choices

I scrupulously assumed Logic was the way to go, would keep me

in an orthodox state and that I wouldn’t have qualms.

This time, Remorse is knocking on my medulla

maybe it will soon leave, maybe it won’t

All that I mete out to Faith.


Logic for some time, has been leading me awry

So I have realized.

Sabotaging self-happiness because of Logic. Not anymore.

When I had Faith, I felt happy, optimistic, human, love.

When I lost Faith, for the second time in my entire life,

I felt regret. It is not a nice feeling. Truth.


Lord I know I haven’t been to you lately,

But as you said in Matt 7:7,

Lord, bring Faith back to me.

Bring Faith back into my life,

For Faith gives me hope, a sense of self worth,

Faith makes feel loved and I too love Faith.



18 Comments Add yours

  1. Wendy Wainaina says:

    Really great.
    Turns out rationality has cost me the whole enchilada.

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    1. Thank you Sis 😊😊


  2. lakerfiona says:

    This is beautiful!!!!!!!!

    Logic has a way with our faith
    It’s something I couldn’t explain but you put it so plain

    Beautifully written

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you. 😊 I tried.


  3. I am happy to know your truth. Faith wasn’t completely extracted. You had enough faith in yourself to trust yourself back to alignment. Thank you for sharing πŸ€—

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  4. tomboy620 says:

    Wow… Do you happen to do spoken word? Coz as I read through in my mind I was rapping /reading. That was fun though! I loved every bit of it… Faith is the foundation of our lives….

    Liked by 1 person

    1. nah, i don’t. but I like that you felt that way.. lol

      Liked by 1 person

  5. tomboy620 says:

    Loved this line
    “Lucidity gave me a sagacity of self-preservation.”

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Amazing words. You write so so well, I love it.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. ahavaha says:

    Reblogged this on ahavaha.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. tomboy620 says:

    Hey… Loved this one! But I got a favor to ask…

    Liked by 1 person

  9. lakerfiona says:

    This is a very beautiful piece πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you.. I appreciate the comment 😊😊

      Liked by 1 person

  10. Very well written and thought provoking πŸ‘πŸ»

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you. I appreciate the thought. It means a lot.


  11. I just wrote a post about this very subject. πŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎπŸ‘πŸΎ


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