What do we search for what is a longing?
A place we can rest and feel belonging
Where we let down quiet our cells
Let go personality chill our real selves
A place to plug into center and source
Waters flow over we chart a new course
The grounding space receives electrical rain
Comfort simplicity soothe chattering brain
Warm familiar faces remind there is home
Conversation connection says you’re not alone
Restful sleep heals you to the bone
Nourishment feeds the longing of existential moan
Feelings engendered induce tranquil sleep
The words of Christ hit us very deep
When you get restless insane in your wake
Can’t find the traction enabling your brake
Remember Jesus suggested the answer
The place to plug in stop the disaster
“When two or more are gathered there is one”
Community connection always shining sun
Do you have a place where you plug in deeply, rest, and feel home?
Have you recently acknowledged the people in that space letting them know how valuable they are to you?
– 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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