- waking at 5 AM
- dream journaling (assuming there’s a dream worthy of it),
- a quick yoga routine,
- playing a Native American flute,
- reading poetry—Hafiz, Rumi, Rilke, for now
- 20 minutes or a little bit more of Samantha (concentration) meditation.
I finish up by cultivating the intention to awaken kindness, compassion, and wisdom throughout the day ahead.
From there it’s off to the living room for tea with my wife.
Today this poem by Hafiz spoke out:
seducing the formless into form
had the charm to win my
only a perfect one
who is always
laughing at the word
can make you know