STOP AND THINK – There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will. (Epictetus, 2nd century Greek Stoic philosopher)
There are a lot of “one ways,” aren’t there? Everyone seems to have the one way to do this or that, and many of the ideas are good ones. Epictetus’s comment has stood the test of time and is as true today as it was in A.D. 135 when he died. If we could just recognize that there are things beyond our control and stop worrying about them, we could be much happier.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. (Matthew 6:34)