Morning Prayer

May I be worthy of all the universe brings to me today,
from the icy dew on the grass
to the gentle light in the eyes of our grandchildren.
from the million mile journey of sunlight
to the caress of my Mary,
from the support of earth beneath my feet
to my head in blue sky air.
And at the end of the day may I look back and say,
yes, what I have done today has been worthy
of all the universe has given to me.



About Ciletti

Jim Ciletti, an award winning poet, filmmaker, and author, is the 2010-2012, Poet Laureate of the Pikes Peak region, and for 41 years, poet-in-residence for the Orme School Fine Arts Festival. Jim gives many workshops on the writing and performance of poetry, and makes poetry house calls to create personal poetry events. Ciletti loves everything Italian, including cooking for family and friends, and loves to plant garlic, make homemade wine, and eating peaches and plums. "Everyday is Christmas, but you don't always get everything you ask for. Sometimes more. Poetry celebrates life."
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1 Response to Morning Prayer

  1. May your delight in each day be shared with the delight of your grace in your own sacred skin.  Be joyful!  You are blessed because you are loved!


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