Nourish is a word that feeds. It gives what is needed for health. Over the past thirty-six days, I have refrained from eating certain foods. What I have eaten has been sufficient. I have been nourished. Foods nourish the physical body. But what nourishes the soul, the spirit? Soul food—spirit food.
Soul food would give what is needed for a healthy soul. It would suffice the soul. It would be enough to sustain the soul. How does one know when the soul is undernourished? Hunger. A hungry soul is underfed. It craves that which provides what it needs to be whole. A starving soul will die a slow and uneasy death. A living soul needs to be nourished with the proper kind of soul and spirit food.
Here is my reflective question for the day: “What kind of soul food nourishes your soul?”