Fire in motion leaves on trees

Shimmering landscape weakens your knees

Days growing shorter chill filling air

Spirits grow quiet as winter draws near


Fall such an apt word energy wanes

Hibernation in us frost on window panes

Getting older and wiser and getting slow

Constant becoming starts letting go


Deep wisdom in you begins to emerge

The chatter inside burns an involuntary purge

Hunkering down getting close to your core

It becomes clearer what you came here for


What is the perspective you came to bring

As energy shifts with no sign of spring

Look dormant seedlings spread all around

Hear rich soft voices buried in ground


Let faith fill your heart know life will be reborn

When feeling the black ice of a dark winter storm

Spring always comes when you’ve suffered enough

Bliss is beyond the corner of frightful stuff


Do you sense a purpose hiding in the life you have been living?

Do you know what it is can make it more available to yourself and others?

– Stewart Levine ©

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