I want to be less so I can be more

Lighter less dense knowing what life is for

I want to be nothing transparent and clean

To be the catalyst remaining unseen

I want to influence without being influential

I want to have impact yet remain inconsequential

I want to move mountains with a sweet singing tune

I want to blow bubbles on a warm day in June

Here is my solace my quiet reverie

The tears stop the yearning I feel very free

The gift of engagement connection collaboration

Sensing something bigger is where to find elation

The joy that is waiting big as the sky

Stillness emptiness quiet oh my

It’s not about sparkle or bombast profound

It’s about slowly surely traversing the ground

As you go forward look for the ease

Dance rather lightly say thank you and please

Float and engage with a light hand

Let resistance dissolve into grains of sand

Where are you strident? Where are you very serious?

Where do you experience the “lightness of being?”

Which place feels more hospitable?

What produces a better result? For you? For others?

How would you rather 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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