Crowns play tricks on the heads they lie upon

‘Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them’ Tyrion Lannister (GOT) Just that you do the right thing. The rest doesn’t matter. Cold or warm. Tired or well-rested. Despised or honored Power can do some strange things as Marcus Aurelius had to remind himself to do the right thing, one can only imagine whatContinue reading “Crowns play tricks on the heads they lie upon”

What Stands In The Way

What Stands in the way, becomes the way Marcus Aurelius Sometimes we get that obstacle, that effects your whole life for the rest of it This obstacle could be like a bad chapter (see yesterday’s post) Or it could just be another chapter in a great story Recently I’ve been diagnosed with Asthma, Now IContinue reading “What Stands In The Way”

Each Change A Death

Each Change A Death – Marcus Aurelius Each change brings about chaos from our normal world, Chaos of the unknown, Chaos of discomfort and Pain, Each time we descend into this unknown world, We die a little, We die a death… A death of our old self. A death of the way we used toContinue reading “Each Change A Death”

As the same fire assumes different shapes when it consumes objects differing in shape, so does oneself take the shape of every creature in whom he is present

As the same fire assumes different shapes when it consumes objects differing in shape, so does oneself take the shape of every creature in whom he is present. – Marcus Aurelius Oneself take the shape of every creator in whom he is present… Look around your office, Your social circle, Your family… Now look atContinue reading “As the same fire assumes different shapes when it consumes objects differing in shape, so does oneself take the shape of every creature in whom he is present”

Memento Mori…

I finally got my brothers art framed… – @commixturedesigns (Instagram) I had him draw up copies from Ryan Holidays – Daily Stoic store, These two Pictures ‘Memento Mori’ & ‘The Dance of Death’ could seem pretty morbid to the outside world, But when you break down the meaning they are very motivational… ‘Mento Mori’ –Continue reading “Memento Mori…”