Remember that to change your mind and to follow someone’s correction are consistent with a free will. For the action is yours alone - to fulfill its purpose in keeping with your impulse and judgement, and yes, with your intelligence.”
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 8.16
We are not trapped by our quest for the Virtuous life.
People can be proud of the amount and type of willpower they have. Some believe that strength of will means unmoving. Having an ‘Iron Will’ is prized by so many.
Not by me.
I prefer to have a ‘Willow Will’. Flexible, yet strong. Natural and growing. Filled with vibrance and possibility.
Bend and adapt. Have a Willow Will.
(See y’all tomorrow)