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Whispering Silences

Missing the simple

©Lisa Fox

When someone tells you there is not enough time in the day to do everything necessary, believe them. It is only when you are found in the same situation that you realise how true it is to not be able to fit everything you must do into the few hours of the day.

When we over-cramp our schedules, taking on more responsibilities that we can physically endure, we are testing our own limits.

This is when we appreciate the simplest things the most: sleep, a warm bed, a massage, good company, a cabin away from everything, and calm and silence.

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21 thoughts on “Missing the simple

  1. You’ve captured the sense of the crazy pressures our lives sometimes present us with, and the longing to escape to a simpler, slower pace. I especially like that you’ve included a massage in your list of life’s simple pleasures. 😌

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  2. True and wise words, MC.

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  3. michael1148humphris on said:

    Sadly such cabins are getting harder and harder to find.

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  4. A cabin hidden away in some peaceful corner of the world must be bliss.

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  5. Ah, the life full of full days. Perspective matters. Well done.

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  6. Definitely guilty of over-scheduling over here, MC. I love our cabin trips, exactly how you’ve captured it.

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  7. Well said, this is why i love a chance to retreat to my tent in the woods and do precisely nothing for a week once in a while.

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  8. Good advice.

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  9. So true. Thank you so much for sharing this.

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