Category: simplicity

Giving and its Reward

July 23, 2014 | 11 comments

Here’s a short video highlighting benefits received from selfless giving. It explains that it’s not what others see that brings the true reward, but the experience one gains through acts of generous benevolence. “Unsung hero”

Is it Necessary?

May 20, 2014 | 11 comments

Most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquility. Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary?’ ~ Marcus Aurelius

A simpler life

September 30, 2010 | 4 comments

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.   ~ Henry David Thoreau I like this quote. People who think complicated, make

Peace Pilgrim

July 21, 2008 | 4 comments

Have you ever heard of Peace Pilgrim? I hadn’t until a reader sent me to a web site dedicated to her life and teachings. Peace Pilgrim is the name of a woman who traveled throughout the United States, mostly on

Clutter in our lives

March 21, 2007 | 3 comments

A reader sent in the below which I thought you might find inspiring, especially if you feel overloaded with things! I was watching Oprah recently as an expert who helps people organize their homes and de-clutter their lives was interviewed.