Category Archives: Philosophy

Letting Go of Accomplishments

Originally posted on Becoming a Minimalist:
In our morning manager’s meeting the other day we had to go around the room and tell of our greatest accomplishments. I pondered and then stammered briefly about being able to let go of…

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Note to self – № 3

“How we spend our days, is how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard A good daily reminder. What I did today was my choice: Chores, pleasure, work, rest… More of the same tomorrow. Source: Note to self – № 3

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Some Excellent Advice from the Good Dr. Johnson

“When idle, be not solitary. When solitary, be not idle,” Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)  

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Grow in the Open Air

“Here is the test of wisdom, Wisdom is not finally tested in schools, Wisdom cannot be pass’d from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof, … Continue reading

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Where is Your Study? By a Creek in the Woods

When a traveler asked Wordsworth’s servant to show him her master’s study, she answered “Here is his library, but his study is out of doors.”

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