Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Simple Pleasures

Each day I allow myself at least one simple pleasure.  One day it might be an extra scoop of ice cream, another day it may be a few extra minutes of sleep.  The other night, my oldest daughter, Luciana, gave me my simple pleasure.  We currently have a routine where after her baby sister falls asleep for the night, I help Luciana fall asleep by talking about her day, all the while massaging her back.  Last night she asked for me to sing to her a song that I would sing when she was a baby.  As I lay there beside my daughter, massaging her back, singing her lullaby, I could see her smiling as she drifted off to sleep.  By far, one of my favorite simple pleasures. 

What will you allow yourself to enjoy today?