The human way: more and more. The spiritual way: less and less.
The good life is a soul-satisfying series of divestments. Only someone with a horror of accumulation can understand why this would be so.
Simplicity and fewness are Life’s principal pleasures.
Men want to make progress on the inner journey but they don’t want to give anything up. They want to add some notion of progress to what they already have. But there is no progress! There is only giving up.
Acquisition, we are taught from a very early age. Disposition, we learn for ourselves. Of course, in order to learn subtraction, a teacher is necessary. Not to worry. Life will provide all of the instructors we need.
- Eat less.
- Move more.
- Accept what comes.