As I see the empty bowl, I realize I cannot remember eating. I was too busy writing to enjoy the food. And because I was eating, I did not much enjoy the writing (and I love to write).
Mindfulness. The Buddhists encourage us to be mindful at all times–truly aware of what is going on around us, and in us. Jesus practiced it.
A worthy goal. A good way to live.
I have another chance to practice it today. I am sharing lunch with a friend.
God, help me to be present to her, and to the food we share.