Beginning a couple of years ago, I have tried to start every day the same way. On waking, before I even sit up, I set an intention for myself (be calm, be kind, be productive, be present, be funny, etc.). Then I either meditate on that intention or I pray. The prayer is always the same. I ask for help in meeting my daily intention. I ask for healing for a list of people whom I know are dealing with illness. I ask for continued blessings and protection of all my families. I ask for comfort and blessings on all those whom I know are grieving some loss or another.Continue reading
I just wanted to alert readers to the fact that there is a new page up on the blog, called “Upcoming Events.” Click there to get information about upcoming readings and events in which I am participating or am “endorsing” as a good way to spend some time!
There is currently one event listed as of this writing: I will be reading with poet Eric Weil at UNC-G this coming Friday. Go to “Upcoming Events” for more information. As always, thanks for reading!