The Top 10 Signatures of a Simple Life
1. Awareness that everything is "just right" as it is
which does not mean not changing things on purpose, or not naming problems for what they are... it just means recognizing how everything in your life right now is a part of one seamless, organic, and perfect whole.
2. keeping agreements quickly (or not making new ones at all)
no matter how tiny the implications may seem, each agreement uses your energy and complicates your life. So no more "we'll do lunch," unless you are certain to complete that action immediately.
3. having a guiding principal
... streamlines even the most complicated circumstances of life. With one quality or idea, value, vision, or God to align with, you can file the details of life under just one thing-- a means to your favorite end.
About the Submitter: This piece was originally submitted by Elizabeth Mullen, Seamstress of a Simple Life. Elizabeth Mullen wants you to know: Simplicity is knowing that detail as part of an overall design. Let your fabric be rich, and finish it...