Daily Touch of Inspirations
May 13th: Fueling the heart bonfire
Ryan Holiday, The 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living
"We are what we repeatedly do," Aristotle said, "therefore, excellence is not an act but a habit." The Stoics add to that, that we are a product of our thoughts ("Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind.," Marcus Aurelius put it.)
Think about your activities of the last week as well as what you have planned for today and the week that follows. The person you'd like to be, or the person you see yourself as- how closely do your actions actually correspond to him or her? Which fire are you fueling? Which person are you becoming?