Quickening now here in this place

Life’s in the balance for the human race

Take the chance stand up and be tall

Don’t wait for others answer the call


We all have the thought “someone” will save us

Truth is it’s you can you be brave enough

The force is not outside don’t search for a guru

The face in the mirror is the one to serve you


We shoulder the task of making community

There lies our strength where we’ll find unity

There is no expert or north star to guide

Only your heart the humanity inside


The human race is no dash to be won

The major commitment your being the one

Your god’s on your shoulder guiding your way

When you wake up take her out and play


The hereafter we wait for is here right now

In every tree barn each field and cow

The night’s not so cold when you know you’re held

The force in your night is not foe it’s your friend


Do you think the times call for some form of rescue or savior?

Are you waiting for that savior or do you see yourself in that role?

What are the areas in your life where you do or don’t take responsibility?

How is that working for you?

How might it be different?

- 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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