Much of spiritual practice is just this: cutting away what must be cut, and letting remain what must remain. Knowing what to cut--this is wisdom. Being clear and strong enough to make the cut when it is time for things to go--this is courage. Together, the practices of wisdom and courage enable us, day by day and task by task, to gradually simplify our life.
To Practice This Thought:
Commit to a process of simplifying your life by eliminating one excess behavior, project, or possession today.
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