Couldn’t say it better myself. Actually living this is the challenge. I’m up for it… are you?
“Sages do not accumulate anything, they give it all to others. The more they have, the more they give. The more they give, the more they have.” Unknown
We come with nothing, we leave with nothing.
In the meantime, we cycle through acquiring and releasing (beliefs, relationships, jobs, money, things) and sometimes we fail to strike a balance. We tend to accumulate all kinds of crap that doesn’t serve us: physically and otherwise. Lately, however, there seems to be a shift occurring. On a few occasions I’ve heard of people being turned down from donating to thrift stores because they’re overstocked. Friends and coworkers have all been saying they’re cleaning house and mind.
Simplification seems to be the theme of the year, and it’s about damn time.
We are all pawns in one big capitalist scheme: convince us that we need these things to live, to feel okay about ourselves, and we’ll buy into it…
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