Su Wen

In this sacred moment at your unique pace

It all comes together with style and with grace

After all the struggle after all the pain

Your Humpty and Dumpty are together again


When you’re in the throes of grasping for a life

The journey can be very steep you’re your own midwife

Sometimes you can’t breathe and you gasp for breath

As you struggle to emerge from your sunken depth


Although you have guides as you search for a path

That they can’t do it for you brings up so much wrath

Passing through a needles eye

Fills you with awe and a deep sigh


When you invest in discovering self

Don’t let it be measured by anyone else

The journey takes as long as it takes

The toll is learning where you break


Just when you think it will never fit

And the pain and struggle makes you want to quit

You’re glowing alive and feeling pink

It all fits together and aligns with a wink


For those wondering “Why must I search?”

Trust me I promise you will find the right perch

It all aligns a su wen of stars in night’s sky

Listen your own voices will tell you why


What sense of integration do you feel in your life?

Do you have a sense of what’s currently missing?

How does a lack of integration detract from your life?

What shift or action needs to happen for you to feel a sense of integration?

What first steps might you take? How might integration contribute to your life?

- 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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