The Obstacle is the Way

“While it’s true that someone can impede our actions, they can’t impede our intentions and our attitudes, which have the power of being conditional and adaptable. For the mind adapts and converts any obstacle to its action into a means of achieving it. That which is an impediment to action is turned to advance action. The obstacle on the path becomes the way.” — Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 5.20

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Ann Leach

Ann Leach

Ann Leach enjoys being a Homeschooling Mum, studying Stoicism, and writing about life . She lives in Sunbury, Victoria with her daughter and 2 cats.