Do you catch yourself wanting ….

Foundations - Life Coaching

More and More, and more….

I don’t know about you, but I feel at times an overwhelming pressure to keep accumulating.  Whether its knowledge, or “collections’ or more gadgets and upgrades, I feel the urge to get more.   Do you ever feel the same?

However, in my desire for contentment,  I’m growing in the realization that my thirst for more will never be quenched.

With these thoughts in mind, I came across this quote  from Lao-tzu that seemed to speak to this truth.

“To attain knowledge add things every day.  To attain wisdom subtract  things every day.”

I thought that to be pretty profound.

To conclude this thought, three conclusions come to mind:

  1. like an addict not satisfied with his current fix, wanting a more intense and lasting “rush”,   I must continue to live with the understanding that more stuff  is not the answer)……to help me in this, I…

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