Monthly Archives: November 2014

Being grateful for what I have AND letting things go

    “Stand up straight and realize who you are – that you tower over your circumstances. You are a child of God. Stand up straight. ” -Maya Angelou You guys, I am SO grateful. I have so many material things I don’t … Continue reading

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slowing down

Clearly, one aspect of simplicity is slowing down. I am working on this with Grace and letting her be involved in my tasks, but I’m struggling. Not just because I have trouble slowing down, but also because Grace has trouble with it too! … Continue reading

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Santosha

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra verse 2.42 reads, “From contentment, the highest happiness is attained.”  In other words, when desire is removed contentment can blossom. Lately, my journey towards simplicity is teaching me how true this is: the moment is complete; I don’t need to … Continue reading

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