Geniet! Geniet van het leven!

Geniet! is a Nederlandse phrase that translates generally to:

  • Rejoice!
  • Delight!
  • Enjoy!
  • And be thankful…

I stumbled across it in the foyer of a little church in Waspik, NL after having arrived following the start of a wonderful Adventure. There was a poem on the bulletin board with a long list of repeated lines:

  • Geniet van …
  • Geniet van …
  • Geniet van …

And in conclusion:

  • Geniet van het leven…

Geniet in your children, your family, the flowers in the fields, the sun on your shoulders, and many many more. And indeed, Geniet in life itself…

A trivial translation exercise perhaps, but seeing that list of things in which to Geniet gave full meaning of the term:

  • God has given us so many blessings. How dare we not enjoy them?
  • Enjoy, delight, rejoice, and be thankful for life!

This site offers accounts of only a few of the many blessings I have received.

I wish you the same.

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