Faith: The Antidote to Man's Midlife Crisis

2bpositive By 2bpositive, 7th Sep 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A poem that describes a man's midlife crisis and a successful way to deal with it

Trust in Faith

It's raining and the sun has returned home
although I am by myself, yet I am not alone
mind engages intellect, with time to consider
how this heart of mine, has grown so bitter

Not long ago, reflections of the past were a delight
then in a brief moment, my happiness took flight
once having a life with meaning, love and security
now with remorse and desire, for a heart with purity

Continuing to pursue life normally, while anxieties drown the mind
no matter what I might do, any sense of happiness seems confined
confused with mixed emotions, and knowing that they are both true
yet despite my conflict, still mustering the will to tell her, I love you

With each and every passing day, I look forward to behold
once again to greet those yesterdays, those yesterdays of old
but those yesterdays are buried, the fear of the future takes hold
all of what now remains, are those few tomorrows left to unfold

Worries must stem from this lack of control, how not to consider
thinking of how few years are left to live, could anyone not be bitter
the unknown of what the rest of your life will bring, an awesome fear
when you advance in years, only then does it become all too clear

Times passes, the body ages, memories flounder, and reality sets in
maybe tomorrow the mail will arrive, addressed to: The Next of Kin
finding yourself in an emotional upheaval, there is but one thing to do
forage deep down inside, and uncover your faith, your only rescue

Faith will give you the strength, it will guide you to trust in the One above
fears of the future and of the unknown, disappear in this world called love
experiencing midlife crisis, something you can and will successfully overcome
but first never stop searching, trusting in G-d, and to depression never succumb

A Double Dose of Faith

Directions: For the relief of all of life's aches and pains; whether for the head, heart, body, or soul, take two capsules daily, and pray for my heavenly assistance whenever needed. Signs of improvement should be felt (almost) immediately.


Bitter, Death, Faith, Future, G-D, Happiness, Heart, Hope, Life, Love, Medicine, Midlife Crisis, Pain, Poem, Poetry, Trust

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A Poet and Philosopher. Prophecy portends the future, while poetry helps make sense of the past.
Poetry with a message. Sometimes an eternal message, because this world IS the doorway to our eternity. My poetry, more than merely words on paper, is...(more)

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author avatar Delicia Powers
7th Sep 2011 (#)

So true, time goes faster each year, and I slower:0) love your poem very creative!

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author avatar aden kendroemen
12th Sep 2011 (#)

My friend I know exactly what you mean. On the other side of my Man-opause as I like to call it, I have come to see that my midlife crisis, was infact a midlife awakening. If there is less time in front of me then behind, one thing is certain, it will not be time wasted. Thank you for this.Peace

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