Meditations from the writings of Marcus Aurelius #1

By keithb 05/14/18

I would like to thank The Fix for allowing me to share my daily reflections on Marcus Aurelius writings that are called Meditations. I find it amazing that almost 2000 years ago most of his wisdom can be applied today. Like the 12 x 12 says, since man first crushed grapes, the truth is still the same today.
Marcus applied what he learned from his family and teachers to his life.

His writings were translated by George Long. This is my attempt at a daily meditation to hopefully help you think about taking a breath, before venturing out into this world each day.


Some people, when they do someone a favor, are always looking for a chance to call it in.
And some aren’t, but they’re still aware of it, still regard it as a debt.
But others don’t even do that. A human being after helping others,
they don’t make a fuss about it. They just go on to something else,
as the vine looks forward to bearing fruit again in season.
We should be like that. Acting almost unconsciously.

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