Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.
When one thinks of manifestation one often thinks of achieving remarkable results on the first go, right? Do we get encouragement from Abraham Hicks that we can manifest the world of our dreams on the first go? Maybe? Perhaps that is simply not realistic, the inner negative Nancy inside of us tells us.
Now we get affirmation from a reliable source, Lao Tzu.
I found this wisdom from Lao Tzu timely (tax day) and resonant. The statement stands so well without need for justification or annotation so I will stop NOW.