Holds us together defines who we are
Without this presence don’t go very far
Part of our design down at our core
Alone we can’t do much with others we soar

Social beings needing company of others
We need to work with sisters and brothers
Isolated we grow cold and quiet
Engagement with humans our healthy diet

When we withdraw and live isolated
We lose touch with ourselves and become frustrated
Others enliven draw us out and define
Revealing our essence helping us shine

Emerging between us the spark of life
Like egg and sperm husband and wife
Energy birthed from sacred hearts connecting
Missing when we separate and we are defecting

It’s not what you do that defines who you are
It is who you do with that takes you far
Look for connections where you plug in
Joining sacred others gifts you with a grin

Who are your favorite people to connect to?
What is it about being with them makes you want more?
What happens when you are together?
What sparks are created?
What is produced by the connection?
What are you left with? What do you give? What do you receive?

– Stewart Levine ©
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