Life’s no Soft Affair

Seneca LETTER CVII “Things will get thrown at you and things will hit you. Life’s no soft affair. It’s a long road you’ve started on: you can’t but expect to have slips and knocks and falls, and get tired.” Things will get thrown at you – some by random events – some with deliberate malice.Continue reading “Life’s no Soft Affair”

Find a Hero

Seneca once said “the soul should have someone it can respect, by whose example it can make it’s inner sanctum more inviolable.” In effect someone that through example, words, deeds or philosophy reminds you to hold yourself to a higher standard. This can be someone whether a friend, a hero, a religious figure, a mentor,Continue reading “Find a Hero”