Faith Begins... - Poem by Ronel O'Reilly
What would bring one
to the conviction there
must be more to life than
just existing - or, for that
matter, the possibility
of the existence of a
If you are not a moral being
simply not believing in good
or evil, right or wrong, one
would not consider any
On the other hand, one can be
a just person without any
In every person's life, sooner or
later, you are confronted with
a cross-road. It might be forced
upon us by a forceful experience
or a gentle realisation.
My cross-road came as a powerful hurricane
destroying everything imaginable in its path,
during this process I realised I do conceive of
myself as a moral being, therefore there must
be a power behind the good and righteous.
The universe fits together in a unified, harmonious way.
Once I stopped listening to the lies my mind's been telling
me, I made peace with the fact that whatever my limited
concept of a god might be, there is something there:
A force, an energy that holds everything together.
This force is part of the universe, therefore a part of me.
And so, faith begins..
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