Where to look when… you are not in control
Galatians 5:22-23 New International Version (NIV)
22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, , 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
This is important enough that it bears repeating: a wise person knows what's inside their circle of control and what is outside of it.
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April 20th: Real good is simple
Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control. Where then do I look for good and evil?
Not to uncontrollable externals, but within myself to the choices that are my own...
— Epictetus, Discourses, 2.5.4– 5 —