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Peter Pan and One Tool to Motivate You Forever

The word death invokes anxiety. Hearing it makes you sad. You think of your significant other. You think of family. You think of your co-workers. Maybe not your co-workers. 720 more words


February 22

SERVE God before the world; let Him not go
Until thou hast a blessing; then resigne
The whole unto Etim; and remember who
Prevailed by wrestling ere the sun did shine. 108 more words


February 21, 2017 - Wish Not, Want Not

“Remember that it’s not only the desire for wealth and positions that debases and subjugates us, but also the desire for peace, leisure, travel, and learning.

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That God supervises everyone

Epictetus – Discourses Book 1
I.14. That God supervises everyone

  1. There is unity between nature and mind.
  2. The mind works through nature; concepts and memories are formed by the association of impressions of natural phenomena.
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February 20, 2017 - The Grand Parade of Desire

“Robbers, perverts, killers, and tyrants – gather for your inspection their so-called pleasures!” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 6.34

Today’s culture is very aware of judging others.

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February 19, 2017 - The Banquet of Life

“Remember to conduct yourself in life as if at a banquet. As something being passed around comes to you, reach out your hand and take a moderate helping.

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February 18, 2017 - Prepare for the Storm

“This is the true athlete – the person in rigorous training against false impressions. Remain firm, you who suffer, don’t be kidnapped by your impressions! The struggle is great, the task divine – to gain mastery, freedom, happiness, and tranquility.” – 

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