Amazing how life takes us to places

From which we never expected graces

Always amazing counter intuitive

How these locations provide renewing


Most of us learn feeling life’s tether

That you can’t love this and that together

And as we age if we are smart

We chose to follow not “right” but our heart


When we are honest with our self

We rarely have reason to hate someone else

Usually we don’t dislike who they are

It’s what they did their action ajar


When we reflect on our own dis-ease

Their action took us away from our release

We have a choice in how we react

Hold onto anger or use your tact


Though deeply hurt we can choose to forgive

That noble path teaches us how to live

Letting go continuing to love

Connected to heaven and the godhead above


Do you have a situation where you have a choice about the perspective you might take?

Are there opportunities for you to choose a greater level of compassion

toward others?

Do you understand that forgiveness is more about your letting go than punishing the other? 

- 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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