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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Living Content


The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Happiness consists not in having much,
but in being content with little.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Keep your eyes open to your mercies.
The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Nothing is as good for the soul as a marshmallow roast.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Further reading: A Simple Life

Rejoice with What Is

A Life of Abundance

Be Thankful. Be Content.

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