Monday, 14 March 2016
Voluntarily living as if we have no money, gives us some immediate benefits.
Not only the benefit of saving and holding on to money.
Not only the benefit of enjoying the little things in life.
Not only the benefit that there are so many little things in life to enjoy.
Not only the benefit of patience, adventure, curiosity and learning.
We also have the benefit of when things go bad, we don't care.
We care that it will cost money.
We care that we can not make plans.
We care that people are stupid.
We care that things do not go our way.
But we have no mortgages to care about, no financial worries, no deteriorating property, no career ambitions to manage.
There is no lack of laughter in our lives.
There is no lack of love in our lives.
We eat fun things and we can still light a tea light every night.
We will stay on the path as it swerves.
We can be like willow and just bend when the storm hits.
In the eye of the storm, we can rest.