Some food for thought from a homesteading Quaker in the beautiful town of Hay-on-Wye on the border between Wales and England.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Snatched from Life~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
“Satiety depends not at all on how much we eat, but on how we eat. It's the same with happiness, the very same...happiness doesn't depend on how many external blessings we have snatched from life. It depends only on our attitude toward them. There's a saying about it in the Taoist ethic: 'Whoever is capable of contentment will always be satisfied.”