Who was ever satisfied, after attainment, with that which loomed up large as he prayed for it? —¬†Seneca,¬†Epistles. Getting what we desire seldom produces the satisfaction we imagined. We want more. It is as if our appetite is never filled. After my surgery I was always thirsty. I was inhaling fluids only to discover that…

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“Even bad fortune is fickle. Perhaps it will come, perhaps not; in the meantime it is not. So look forward to better things.” — Seneca. Imagine all the time we would have on our hands if we stopped worrying about the misfortune that was about to occur. Instead of worrying about the future we followed…

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