Even Socrates, who lived a very frugal and simple life, loved to go to the market. When his students asked about this, he replied, "I love to go and see all the things I am happy without."

Jack Kornfield in After the Ecstasy, the Laundry by Jack Kornfield


To Practice This Thought:
On your next trip to the mall, pretend you are visiting a museum. Admire the beautiful objects but don't touch anything.


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