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Literary Inspirations

From One

“From one thing, know ten thousand” Musashi tells us in The Book of Five Rings, a guide to warfare and self-discipline that financial advisors would do well to study. My own practice in the martial arts, the discipline and vision and

Fight

Fight. Do not fall down when you are struck, Strike back, or else lie in the muck. Fight. For those you love, and those you serve You must always summon the steely nerve. Stand your ground, defend their heart With

Small Things

Blink-182 sang it best: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ht5RZpzPqw Late night, come homeWork sucks, I knowShe left me roses by the stairsSurprises let me know she cares It is all the small things that make the difference in a

Don’t Give a F*CK!

“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*CK” by Mark Manson embodies Stoicism for 2020. With more F bombs than Marcus Aurelius used, because 2020 deserves all the F bombs in the arsenal. By not caring too much, you can work towards

Turn the Page

The book of 2020 is still being written. Q1 was "interesting". Chaotic. A fit backstory for a hero or heroine to emerge. To write the next chapters. To fight the fights, and protect others. A story of redemption. A