It is Well to be Flexible

“He can’t serve in the military? Let him seek public office. Must he live in the private sector? Let him be a spokesperson. Is he condemned to silence? Let him aid his fellow citizens by silent public witness. Is it dangerous to enter the Forum? Let him display himself, in private homes, at public events and gatherings, as a good associate, faithful friend, and moderate tablemate. Has he lost the duties of a citizen? Let him exercise those of a human being.” — Seneca, On Tranquility of Mind, 4.3

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Top Writer in Homeschooling. Columnist, Outdoors Enthusiast, Living, Loving, and Learning. Old-fashioned farm girl living in the modern world. USA/Australia.

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Ann Leach

Top Writer in Homeschooling. Columnist, Outdoors Enthusiast, Living, Loving, and Learning. Old-fashioned farm girl living in the modern world. USA/Australia.