Now I am here it is the beginning
My life wants to start its second inning
The more that I sit stewing in juices
The more that my grounding becomes elusive
As I look and search for personal answers
I can remember I’m one of the prancers
The balance I seek right here before me
Inside and about waiting to adore me
Now in the midst of this living conundrum
Better by far than a life purely humdrum
The path that I’m on no easy road
The weight I took on a full bearing load
Is life no more than neurosis and fear
Afraid I’ll fall down land hard on my rear
Old tapes and judgments dance loud in my brain
Truth hardly matters through my rain and pain
As I look forward out from this hole
Grasping tightly onto a long vaulting pole
There is no alternative place I might go
I’m doing my best with my part in the show
I could shut up stuff it and stop
Then who would I be soon I would drop
What I will do embrace what and where I am
Reflective authentic truth-telling man
Are you now or have you ever been “stuck” in your life?
How were you able to disengage from whatever was holding you?
How do you feel now about your journey?
Is there someone waiting for your assurance now?
How might you give it to them?
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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