Thought For the Day: He Who Has Struggled Constantly With His Ills Becomes Hardened Through Suffering and Yields To No Misfortune

“Bodies grown fat through sloth are weak, and not only labour, but even movement and their very weight cause them to break down. Unimpaired prosperity cannot withstand a single blow; but he who has struggled constantly with his ills becomes hardened through suffering; and yields to no misfortune; nay, even if he falls, he still fights upon his knees.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-AD 65)

The flags have been ordered to be flown at half mast across our nation in honor and memorializing those who have followed to  COVID-19.  May each reader here, please take a moment to pray or in quiet thought, whichever your conscience allows to in silence remember and honor those who have been lost to this horrid virus.   May the peace of God be on each of you during these trying times.

 

 

About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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