This is the first in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph. It conjures up the words, struggle, doggedness, learning experience, responsibility, family. They’re not in any particular order but it definitely set a platform for … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 1/8 Why did I leave school?
Marcus Aurelius in his Book 1 Meditations, reflected on all of the people he learned from and what he actually learned from them. Father, mother, grandfather, great grandfather, brother ..... all are here with many values and insights listed; Here’s my chosen selection from his list: From Diognetus: to endure freedom of speech. From Apollonius: … Continue reading Marcus Aurelius: Learning is about experience, reflection and change!
I've been somewhat distracted recently, well, quite a lot actually. Photographs, that's what did it, and folks saying how good they were and that I should market and sell them. It seemed like a good idea at the time ...... those famous last words. So, I decided to explore that well known commercial repository for … Continue reading The Weekly Stoic: Hope is not a winning strategy.