Lenten Meditations: March 28

What day is it?’, asked Winnie the Pooh.

‘It’s today,’ squeaked Piglet.

‘My favorite day,’ said Pooh.

  • from The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne


We too often get lost in wistfulness for what has passed, or anticipation for what is to come. Sitting in the present can bring feelings that we have tried to avoid or can bring a sense of delight as we immerse ourselves in now. Sit with the moment, with the present, with exactly what is, at exactly this second. What is today trying to tell you?


Present God, sit with us, so we may grow better at sitting with ourselves.