It isn't events themselves that disturb people, but only their judgments about them.
—Epictetus, Enchiridion, 5
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.
~ Vince Lombardi ~
No amount of prosperity, no amount of difficulty, is certain or forever. A triumph becomes a trial, a trial becomes a triumph. Life can change in an instant. Remember today, how often does.
— Ryan Holiday
Everybody’s got a past.
The past does not equal the future unless you live there.
~ Tony Robbins ~
Circumstances are what deceive us- you must be discerning in them. We embrace evil before good. We desire the opposite of what we once desired. Our prayers are at war with our prayers, our plans with our plans.
——Seneca, Moral Letters, 45.6(resource) Ryan Holiday, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom
Trusting God completely means having faith that He knows what is best for your life. You expect Him to keep His promises, help you with problems, and do the impossible when necessary.
— Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth I am Here for? —
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