Tag: discovery

SIMPLICITY

Regarding the distinction between simplicity and simplistic … I relate it to the difference between childlike and childish. Simplicity and being childlike are sattvic, conscious, full awareness with a sense of wonder and discovery. Simplistic is neglecting to acknowledge and adequately consider the complexities of a situation. The spiritual quality of “simple” recognizes and addresses life’s complexities, without becoming jaded, cynical, or lost and entangled.
David B. Wolf

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EXPECTATIONS

To grow we want to challenge ourselves, to play a big game with our lives. This entails expecting a lot of ourselves. These expectations, transformed into practical and grounded commitments, drive us forward to satisfying accomplishments and internal development. I guess the downside of expectations is if we become emotionally attached to them.

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