One Man's Paradise

Simplicity

“If you will stay close to nature,
to its simplicity,
to the small things hardly noticeable,
those things can unexpectedly
become great and immeasurable.”

Rainer Maria Rilke


It took me all summer to find simplicity. Nature was just full of flowers, leaves, seeds and berries. Colors abound.

The mountains changed their white coats for mineral hues. The clouds playing with the mountain tops, sometimes just putting a veil over them.

Then, one calm afternoon a few leaves reflected perfectly in a quiet lake. It was impossible to miss.

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6 thoughts on “Simplicity

  1. Isn’t it amazing how easy it is to overlook real simplicity even though it surrounds us? We humans just get so caught up in our ‘internal dialog’ and the manufactured stuff we think is important that we lose sight of living in the ‘now’ which is one definition of true simplicity…

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