Living ordinary life in extraordinary ways

Passing time with passion giving with a blaze

Honoring commitments taking care of others

Treating those around you like sisters and brothers


No need to engender notoriety and fame

All you want togetherness warmth that is no shame

Life can be very simple easy and content

All you really have to do make sure you pay the rent


It’s not about majestic goals bright lights being a star

It is about discovering happy where you are

What you need is solid ground to support your whims

Never let your earthly pride take away your grins


Let your every blessing reach inside of you

Let warmth of your tenderness hold you when you’re blue

Let the lofty platitudes drift and melt away

Let the sounds of children’s voices sanctify your day


Drop all your pretensions be humble heart and mind

Let go all aspiration that’s not where you will find

Wisdom that will carry and sustain you every day

Let quiet fill your countenance then go dance and play


What is it that drives you?

How do your drivers impact the energy you live in?

Have you recently thought about what’s really important to you?

What would you say if asked about how you would like to live your life?

What’s the gap between where you are and where you want to be?

- 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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