This is the post in which we say goodbye. We’re both leaving our respective jobs at Beliefnet, and so it’s time to step away from the blog. So, this is the post in which we say goodbye…by saying thank you. Thank you to you, the readers, for clicking and visiting and sharing the myriad ways […]
Not “What’s for breakfast?” or “I’m late, gotta go.” Just “Good morning.”
In Paris this past week, I thought of my grandfather as I noticed how the French say “bonjour” and, later in the day, “bonsoir” at the start of every conversation. Such niceties are not part of our mainstream culture here in America–but shouldn’t they be? Is there an easier way to orient yourself toward a positive, open day than to initiate contact with other human beings with a wish for goodness?
So – bonjour, buenos dias, bon giorno, boker tov….good morning!