Sunday morning Stoic: Right now

Meditations 11.7:

“It stares you in the face. No role is so well suited to philosophy as the one you happen to be in right now.”

Nothing is better for your growth and potential improvement than whatever circumstances you find yourself in right now. 

Even if those circumstances seem to suck. Especially, actually.

There’s no going back to fix what is. 

The only way forward is facing things as they are. 

Love, as best you can, what is. 

Act, even, as if you had intentionally chosen whatever circumstances you find yourself in. Consider whatever you’re facing to be part of your master plan to bring out the best in you.

Use the materials offered to you by life as it is right now to strengthen your mind and propel you forward.