In keeping with the last few days’ posts about reclaiming my beautiful imperfections, breaking bad habits (ok, so yesterday and the day before and the day before and today up until now are BAD examples), I will look up for the rest of today. I will enjoy like Pooh Bear enjoys living in the now: “‘Owl, you’re just confusing things,’ I said. ‘This is the day after Tuesday, and it’s not Thirds – I mean, Thursday.’ ‘Then what is it?’ asked Owl. ‘It’s Today!‘ squeaked Piglet. ‘My favorite day,’ said Pooh” (27-28).
Pooh recognizes that the best day is the one you are in. I will try to live one of those days today and relax.
And I will do so by both literally and metaphorically respecting the simple phrase on the outside of the Mennonite Church yesterday. One that I have found wisdom in before, their weekly message to the drivers going by, the parishioners going in and all those who need the IAN: