The comparing mind

Originally posted on Mindfulbalance:
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier than other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are. Montesquieu, French lawyer and philosopher, 1689 – 1755 photo michael johnston


Trees of all shapes and sizes and colors. A testament to stolidity and growth despite the odds. Especially, when you see trees growing in the most unexpected public spots in a country like India, that is what comes to mind first. And then, the desire to be able to put a chair down the road…