~verb (used with object)
~to take pleasure in; like; enjoy.
Today was one of those days. I did not relish it. I was worried in it. I was overwhelmed in it. I was sad in it. Today was just one of those days.
And in this one of those days, I am taking a moment to relish. To relive the moments and recognize the the good. The pleasure and like.
Today I relished eating breakfast with my daughter. Drinking coffee and eating freshly made bread while talking of the important and unimportant;
Today I relished an email from a friend. Recognizing gifts I have for her and asking me for support. Knowing that the gifts lie in our relationship and our connection to each other.
Today I relished rigorously cleaning my kitchen. Washing floors and counters. Cleaning out.
Today I relished the words I wrote for my blog and also in a letter. Creating space and time for the important. Naming the important with my words.
Today I relished spending time with a friend at her house. Doing the ordinary. Knowing the ordinary was couched in unending support.
Today I relished seeing my son. Knowing he is fine and will be fine.
Today I relished the quick step I had as I ran to the car with my groceries. Recognizing my energy and a lightness of being that comes from exercise and good eating.
Today I relished creating work that will make a difference to the teachers I meet with this week. Knowing that the time spent will benefit students. Knowing that my work supports.
Today I relished a hot bath. Relaxing my body, mind and spirit. Rejuvenating self with candles and the works.
Today I relished feeling. Feeling sad. Feeling overwhelmed. Feeling worried. Feeling to my bone.
Today I relished balance, even when everything feels out of whack. Choosing to look at--to relish-- what is—not rely on what is felt.