Feel Those Feelings Deeply

There is no need to hide from them or allow them to carry me away.

“It’s better to conquer grief than to deceive it.” — Seneca, On Consolation to Helvia, 17.1b

There is a misunderstanding about Stoics that we are an unfeeling lot. That simply isn’t true.



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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.