Daily Journey – September 15th: A garden Is Not for Show

Daily Journey

 

What are your true motivations for self improvement? Do you want to be recognized for your growth, for your abilities, for your efforts?

If you are improving for vein reasons, you may see results… but the outcome will ultimately be polluted.

Focus on growth for the betterment of you, your friends, and your family. Be a better person so your tribe is stronger.

Grow the garden to feed your family, not to impress your neighbors.

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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.

Live Skillfully!

-Jon

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