Simplicity, Patience, Compassion

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasure. — Lao Tzu Simplicity, patience and compassion are the greatest things we can possess. We may spend years of struggle seeking after them only to discover there were right there waiting for us all along.

Simplicity doesn’t change who you are…

“Getting rid of everything that doesn’t matter allows you to remember who you are. Simplicity doesn’t change who you are, it brings you back to who you are.” —Courtney Carver

The Simplification Process

  “…there are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do. Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.”   ― Elaine St. James, Living the Simple Life: A Guide to Scaling Down and Enjoying More

A simple and unassuming manner

“I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.”  — Albert Einstein (Read more at )

Courage to move in the opposite direction

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.”   –E.F. Schumacker