Living at times is about testing inner strength

Can I live with abundance and enjoy radiance

There’s nothing bad about material wealth

For many prosperity equates to real health


The idea of suffering poverty starvation

Summon bygone thoughts an ethos of purification

The current era provides a much greater test

Thriving in a world where materialism’s best


It’s easy to be righteous and certain and such

Aspiring to nothing there’s no sense of too much

We live in times of seeming great wealth

Gone from our values the old holy self


Having great wealth giving it away

Sharing with others as part of your play

Philanthropy is measured not by what you save

But on each day how much you gave


Can you stay righteous can you be true

While earning and growing and providing too

That is a test in this powerful evolution

Will prosperity for all be part of the solution


When it comes to business and material things how do you value what is important to you?

Do you think we all have too much or too little?

What is the way you think about possessions and acquisitions?

What do material things provide for you?

What do they not provide?

What might you change in your relationship to material things?


– 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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