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Choices we have choices we choose

Choices we make say win or lose

It’s how we frame questions we ask

How we determine to see the task

 

The music we dance to sounds in our head

We are conductors controlling what’s said

It’s not really random not random at all

The way we hold things says soar or fall

 

The smart ones know what to do in the whirl

The brilliant know what to think in the swirl

It’s how we approach stuff the perspective we create

We get to determine dismal or great

 

The journey we live out on this earthly plane

Marks our existence when we’re done what remains

We get to make choices when we stay awake

Choices shape us our life they make

 

Always remember you have control

Choices determine how you grow old

Stay mindful aware of cause and effect

Perspective of seeing provides happiness

 

Is your glass half empty or half full?

How has your perspective been shaped by the significant events in your life?

Were they confirming or disconfirming?

What were the choices you made leading up to or after these major events?

Have you ever reflected on the continuing impact created by new perspectives based on current reality?

- 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.

Categories:   Poems

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