The key to your wisdom and happiness

Engagement with life leads to success

Let your life define you do not define it

Imposing your ego puts you in a pit


Real interaction defines who you are

Without response of others you won’t go very far

Choose your own canvas then go and play

Don’t be to disturbed by what others say


Hold all as a context of your growth and learning

Reflect on inner voices speaking your private yearning

Let experience guide providing your teaching

Most time be sure there’s something you’re reaching


In professional and personal spheres

Never forget only so many years

Figure out what you want to leave behind

Pursue it with passion don’t live your life blind


Find people you love be open and real

Give away what you have then there’s nothing to steal

Take care of them as they want to be treated

Don’t sit back and wait while your energy is depleted


Think in grand terms of your legacy

What you want for others that helps them be free

Make yourself heard your voice strong and clear

Being your whole self year after year


What do you automatically do for others without thinking about it?

What would the people closest to you say it is?

Are you willing to ask them what you do for them, both presence and actions?

Have you thought about how you might design your life around your authentic contributions to others?

What might that look like?

– 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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