For those of you who don’t know, everything shuts down in Germany on Sunday. Almost nothing is open for people, restaurants included. If you need groceries, tough luck. There’s a gas station down the road and you better hope that they have what you need.
Since everything is closed on Sunday it has given me time to really be still. I normally wake up in the morning and relax for a bit. Yesterday I made French Toast and watched a nice movie. I was able to open my curtains and the window to let the fresh air in. Then I cooked myself a nice lunch while listening to soulful, indie music. Then as the sun set I cooked dinner with my roommate and we chatted about our classes. It was a simple yet fantastic day.
Sundays really give me an opportunity to slow down and appreciate life. I think we all should learn from the Germans and truly use Sunday as a day for relaxation, family, and peace. Til next time!