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Embracing Joy Daily

I grew up in a culture that was obsessed with success. I found myself chanting along with my friends and family. "More, more, more".

This was somewhat true of me throughout my thirties. But by forty I was already beginning to think differently. Now I am consciously choosing to seek less, not more. This is amazing hard to do. Everything in our culture demands that chase after success. Advertisements bombard us with messages to entice us to buy and spend and work constantly to pay for it all.

I believe that there is a much better way to live. Several principles can lead us all the a much richer and deeper life. But I warn you it is very counter-cultural, and you are likely to face a lot of opposition from others.


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