Howdy my friends, I have rekindled my
practice of hosting afternoon versions of my
Gathering of Friends events wherever I play
concerts. There is just something hopeful
and inspiring about bringing people together
in good will and allowing a space for
conversation and laughter, stories, songs
and whatever comes up between us.
Iíll open with a song or two to
set the tone and welcome you. This is as
casual and easy going as you could ever
imagine. Youíre never put on the spot and
there is no pressure to speak ó yet if you
wish to, there is always that opportunity.
Much of my focus right now is on helping
people to understand and begin meditating.
Coming into the present moment more often is
the healthiest possible thing we can do to
make our lives richer and more fulfilling.
This afternoon, weíll do one or two
meditations - not too long. For those who
sign up, Iíll email you a meditation too. My
own life has been made so much better by
this simple practice that I wish to share
the benefits, peace and hope I feel with
everyone I meet.
I hope you'll join us for this
lovely fall afternoon in Dana Point. The
wonderful folks at Gloria Dei Lutheran
Church have made available to me a classroom
with access to outside if we wish to wander
into the courtyard for part of the
And the next evening of course, Iíll be
performing a concert at The CoachHouse in
San Juan Capistrano
. I hope you come to