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If Money were No Object.

We teach the next generation to do as we do: to do things we don’t like doing in order to go on doing what we don’t like doing.

 

Rather, become a master of

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anonymous Oct 19, 2012 10:55am

Thank you! As an unschooling family, we try to live this philosophy. These few minutes of inspiration will keep us all going for a while longer.

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anonymous Oct 9, 2012 11:50pm

Ahhhhhhh, good ol' Mr. Watts.

I just asked myself this question about 20 minutes ago "marshing" (I am aware that marshing is not a word) through Esty looking at jewelry, and thought about which one thing would I buy if money was no object. Ironically I picked a pair of "teacher" earrings priced at $10. They'll be here in a few days. 🙂

Thank God I found my future profession; money has not a damn thing to do with it and I'm proud of it, because those kids saved my life.

anonymous Oct 9, 2012 10:42pm

Amazing video! Thank you for posting it, Waylon.

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Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat.” Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword’s Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by “Greatist”, Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: “the mindful life” beyond the choir & to all those who didn’t know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, touches on modern relationships from a Buddhist point of view. His dream of 9 years, the Elephant “Ecosystem” will find a way to pay 1,000s of writers a month, helping reverse the tide of low-quality, unpaid writing & reading for free online.