Small Town Simple

The Simplicity Adventures of a Mother and Daughter

Unnecessary

“Most of our troubles are due to our passionate desire for and attachment to things that we misapprehend as enduring entities.” Dalai Lama Do not let “things” in your life cause you trouble. Do not let your possessions dictate who you are or where you want to go. Focus your passions on your family, your […]

Sometimes More Is Okay

In the world of minimalism, the word “more” is considered bad.  We shouldn’t want more of anything.  We should always want less. But there are times when “more” is okay. More time More kind words More creativity More space More freedom More movement More energy More laughter More prayer More love Make a list of […]

Replacing Excess

Summer has drawn to a close.  And it is lovely.  As I gaze at my sky I reflect on 3 books I read over the summer that all dealt with the excessive spending of money, the excessive use of salt, sugar and fat in processed food and the excessive need to constantly replace our clothes […]