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Oh what privilege alive in a body

To feel what is joyful tearful hardy

To have these wonderful tools and sweet gifts

To seamlessly navigate shifts upon shifts

 

You always have company you’re never alone

You’re very familiar you know who’s home

A comfort that’s heartening warming sincere

One that will be there year after year

 

No matter what fate serves or stupidity brings

The vehicle we have serves as our wings

We have processors Intel longs for

We have robotics with intelligence galore

 

We have complexity and the warmth of emotion

We have a presence and sense of devotion

We have independence dependence interdependence too

Let’s not forget reinvention it’s part of the stew

 

Please honor your vehicle let it be your friend

It will serve your needs right up to the end

Cherish with gratitude please treat it well

It’s your magic carpet it will never tell

 

Do you ever take time to acknowledge and appreciate the extraordinary tool and vehicle your physical body is?

If you were to take the time right now what would you be thankful for?

In what ways have you neglected this birthright?

What do you need to change about how you treat and care for this aspect of yourself?

- Stewart Levine ©

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I have always been a seeker, always looking for the answers to what seekers ponder. I can remember Dr. Maxwell Maltz and Psychocybernetics; Dr. Carl Rogers On Becoming a Person. Moving through my legal training and practicing law the focus was always about people and how to better their lives. All that searching, reading, studying and introspective work culminated in this collection of daily readings for seekers.

My work in the world has progressed from fighting legal cases to mediating divorces to helping people understand the essentials of relationship and collaborating to these poems. How can we collaborate effectively and work with each other in harmony to create the world we seek. How can we mindfully enable this world to become a place that works for all.

My prayer is that through introspection using these poems as a guide we can all grow together in making the world the Heaven on Earth we all aspire toward.

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