“Wear the world like a loose garment”

“Wear the world like a loose garment, which touches us in a few places and there lightly”. 

St. Francis of Assisi

What a beautiful mindset. St. Francis had religious faith in mind, but the point stands whether you’re religious or not.

I’ve been circling around this idea for a while, but I never quite got to the heart of it. Posts that come to mind:

Hearing it put so elegantly after tiptoeing around it for so long hits different.

Why is it so hard, though? Sometimes I wear the world like a dang form fitting wetsuit. And intellectually I know I don’t want that. I know I want to care a little less.

Our inner voices are real buttheads.

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