The sweetness of doing nothing. A skill I want to cultivate.

It typically hasn’t been easy for me to relax and do nothing. To just savor my surroundings, to completely engage with the person I’m with, or just to let my thoughts run free.

But I’m getting better at it. I see the appeal in it. I’m able to enjoy a weekend without a flurry of activities, or sit on the porch gazing over the vineyard without direction.

There is something very peaceful and rejuvenating about doing nothing. Strength training for the soul…