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With this inspiring book of meditations, every day brings a reminder of "the wholeness and beauty of our nature, of the glad spirit that dances in each one of us."
Addressing the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, Glad Day speaks to the issues that touch everyone, regardless of sexual orientation: change, fear, self-disclosure, faith in a power greater than ourselves, success and failure, openness to ourselves and others.
Written with a poet's grace, these daily meditations are interwoven with reference to the transforming experiences of coming out and of recovery. As the meditations foster a "daily conversation with the Spirit," they lovingly conjure the mutual trust and compassion that lead to a rich, fulfilling life.
About the Author
Joan Larkin is the author of three collections of poetry (Housework, A Long Sound, Cold River), a play (The Living), and two meditation books (lf You Want What We Have and Glad Day). She has co-edited several anthologies, including Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time, which received a Lambda Award. She is the co-translator of Sor Juana's Love Poems. A teacher of writing for many years, she has served on the faculties of Goddard, Brooklyn, and Sarah Lawrence colleges. Larkin lives in New York.