Maxims From Three Wise Men - Day 105 - Deepstash

Maxims From Three Wise Men - Day 105

  • Epictetus shows us the themes of tolerance and acceptance. Cleanthes and Euripides evoke destiny and fate as concepts that help ease acceptance. When one has a belief in a greater power, then there is no such thing as an event going contrary to plan.
  • What happens to us can seem random or upsetting, when in fact these events make perfect sense when our perspective is zoomed out, even just slightly.
  • Let's practice this today. Pretend that each event - whether desired or unexpected - was willed to happen, willed specifically for you. You wouldn't fight that much would you?

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