when did we start believing 
that ordinary was bad
and that we had to be extraordinary in order to be good.

the sunrise and sunset are ordinary.
night becoming day and day becoming night are ordinary.
the buds of a flower as spring comes are ordinary.
the inhalation and exhalation of breath – that which keeps us alive is ordinary.

the mountain does not try to be the valley 
nor does the ocean try to become the land.

why do we try so hard to be other than we are
and more than that why do we think what we are
beautifully ordinary human beings is not good enough.

if we believe ordinary is not something we want,
why do we want to be EXTRA of something we do not want.

in my book, The Mosaic,
there is a celebration of the ordinary
an awakening to the beauty that lives within each one of us
and a new way seeing the world around us
that gives honor and glory to all who exist.

if this resonates with you
Buy the Mosaic on Amazon:  http://a.co/dvgsgG3


  • Daniel Levin

    Visionary. Author. Magician. Mentor. Speaker.

    Daniel Levin walked away from an opportunity to run a billion dollar business, to hitchhike around the world to find happiness and inner peace.   His life has been a combination of incredible victories and massive defeats. He left the seminary one day before being ordained a Rabbi, and lived as a monk in a monastery for 10 years.  He has meditated every day for over 45 years. He has run a restaurant, a publishing house, a market, a meditation retreat, has owned and run a clothing company, a branding company and a coaching business.   He was the Director of Business Development at Hay House and led it’s growth from $3,000,000 to $100,000,000 in revenue over a 10 year time span.  He started DbL, by branding “the most anticipated hotel opening of the year 2013” according to USA Today, The Andaz Maui @ Wailea Resort and Spa. The book he wrote for them, The Ohana of Red Earth created a corporate culture of family not staff.   Levin is a rare blend of mystic and business guy. He is a storyteller and the beautiful story he weaves in his book, The Mosaic touches the hearts of people and soothes their souls. It is a story about loss and discovery, about seeing the things we can’t see, about knowing the value of every living thing, and about connection.   He is married to his soul mate who teaches him what it means to love and be loved. He is the father of a beautiful special needs daughter who teaches him that he is able to do far more than he ever thought possible; the step father of a handsome and fun loving teenage boy who helps him remember how powerful fear is; and a brilliant and beautiful teenage daughter who reminds him how important it is to live inside out; and #hashtag, their adorable and loving golden retriever who reminds him that life is all about play.   They live by the ocean feeling very blessed, loving others and helping people get what they want.