Category Archives: aspiration

Pray For Me

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Back home from retreat.
I wasn’t given the job
I interviewed for in September,
but was offered another,
at lower pay, with no benefits.
I declined the offer.
It felt exhilarating knowing
that I could assert myself
and make choices based on
confidently knowing
that I am worth way more.
But now what?
Now I need to step fully
into entrepreneurship.
I don’t want to work for anyone else,
I want to work for myself.
I want to get my offerings out to the world
in a bigger way,
and add value to people’s lives.
I want to make it on my own.
I want to be my own boss,
decide my own hours,
work where I want
with whom I want
when I want.
I have no clue what I’m doing.
Pray for me.

Audio Aspiration

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Yes, I did.
A mic.
Yep.
With a boom arm,
shock mount and pop shield.
And an audio interface.
And monitoring headphones.
And at first, nothing, no sound.
But then I learned
I have a lot more to learn.
After a few nights’ sleep
and some humility,
after tweaking cables,
software settings,
gain, monitoring volume
and headphones volume,
Yureka, sound!,
The sound of a voice
captured digitally
and held in space
with the great aspiration
that whatever comes through,
whatever is passed on,
is for the greatest good of all beings.