Last week I mentioned that I was reading “The Joy of Less” by Francine Jay. In amongst the decluttering guide are some real gems. One stuck in my mind and I find myself thinking about it as I look around the clear spaces in my home.
I quote from the book:
“Music is the space between the notes.” My interpretation of composer Claude Debussy’s words: beauty requires a certain amount of emptiness to be appreciated – otherwise, you have only chaos and cacophony.
For our purposes, we’ll put a minimal twist on this idea and say, “Life is the space between our things.”
This can also be applied to our lives in general. I am trying hard to have some space to just ‘be’ and it feels good. It is something we should all try.
Enjoy the space. 🙂
I live in clutter by trying to make changes to make the space larger, bigger, brighter. My partner always says a minimalistic home lets they eyes rest. I like that, “rest”.
By the way if we are in Darwin when you come you can stay on the couch it you want. Not perfectly comfy but FREE and FRUGAL.
There is nothing that makes me feel so good as getting rid of some stuff and then reveling in the space it has created. this post really spoke to my soul.