Yearning for some divine intervention or act of fate to present us with the solution to our problems is folly. Instead try seeking the simple strength and fortitude to persevere through your trials.
Instead of hoping that our dreams will come true and being filled with an empty longing we can act to build ourselves up to fight for our own goals.
Seeking the strength to act, the knowledge to solve problems, and the grit to preserver in adversity will get your further then longing for divine intervention on your behalf.
Daily Journey is a collection of my thoughts from reading The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living. My objective is to gain greater control of my emotional responses by reading and sharing my thoughts on stoicism with you all everyday over the course of a next year. If you would like to explore these topics with me, and others who are seeking to gain emotional control I these articles to the Mastery of Skill closed facebook group and would love for you to join in on the conversation.