Where do we find strength to carry our weight
Holding onto sacred playing out our fate
No simple answers or easy fast decisions
One foot then the next through continuous revisions
The joy that we’ve known serves to honor self
So too deep sadness heartsickness we’ve felt
Sitting on edge many things unraveling
Dissonant voices at odds soon will come shattering
When we were young life often seemed simple
Trauma sometimes easy like an unwanted pimple
Now we are older know so much more
Our complex experience is what we’re here for
It does not get easier moving down our path
As tests show up we need a fortified craft
Sometimes the pressure greater than we can bear
Then the road beckons from way over there
Can you go back in time you were in your youth
Expectant Triumphant Simplistic Truth
Those days are behind in the distant past
For solace in the present what’s your high mass
What do you draw strength from when you are feeling emotional or spiritual challenges?
Who or where do you turn to?
What is the kind of nurturance that moves you beyond the edge?
What is the kind of nurturance that sustains you?
What is the kind of nurturance that keeps you from the edge?
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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