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2nd March, 2018: Breathe in, breathe out

“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” – Marcus Aurelius


I realise that I don’t really explain my choice of quotes on my blogposts. 664 more words

Of a Stoic

As a Reader, I was delighted when I came across a philosophy book that was so relatable and to my surprise, almost 2,000 years old. Meditations, is a series is of notes written by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius at different stages of his life. 1,875 more words


Uther Cycle

Before beginning the Arthurian Legend – generally known as The Matter of Britain, one must first set the stage. This telling is but my translation and collation of… 1,381 more words


Not my problem

From “The Daily Stoic“. 26 February, “To each his own”.

Another has done me wrong? Let him see to it. He has his own tendencies, and his own affairs.

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Internal response, external event

From “The Daily Stoic“. 25 February, “The smoke and dust of myth”.

Keep a list before your mind of those who burned with anger and resentment about something, of even the most renowned for success, misfortune, evil deeds, or any special distinction.

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Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - Quotes and Commentary

****DISCLAIMER**** As with all my work, this is not meant to be final or scholarly. It is my reaction ad hoc to a work as I read it. 4,663 more words