There is a graphic doing the Facebook rounds at the moment...
"I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I'll never be tested on. I want to pain because I want to, not because I've got something to prove. I want to listen to the my body, fall asleep when the moon is high and wake slowly, with no place to rush off to. I want to not be governed by money or clocks or any of the artificial restraints that humanity imposes on itself. I just want to be, boundless and infinite."
(This. #freedom #simplicity via @Jessainscough)
Living simply is an attitude. We are or we aren't. If we are then our choices and decisions reflect that. If we aren't then clutter invades all the spaces in our lives.
I reworded the poster, as an exercise to see how it changed how the comments 'feel'.
"I live simply. I sit by the window when it rains and read books I won't be tested on. I paint because I want to not because I have something to prove. I listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high and wake slowly, with no place to rush to. I am not governed by money or clocks or any of the artificial restraints that humanity seeks to impose on itself. I am, boundless and infinite."
'I choose to live simply. To sit by the window when it rains, read books, be tested or not tested if I wish. I paint. I listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high, wake slowly. I choose to rush or not rush, go where I need. I choose to respond and react to money and clocks in whatever way meets my needs. I am boundless and infinite.'
We can change our attitude so that we perceive that we are creators of our path through life rather than perceiving life happening to us.
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