Life is not an orderly business. Perhaps you’ve noticed that.
The word enthusiasm combines two Greek words meaning in God. Typically, it’s expressed in intermittent bursts of creative activity. It’s not something we do; it’s something done through us.
The problem with surrender is that it doesn’t make sense. To wit: Resist nothing. Make friends with what happens. Say “yes” to what is. I mean, c’mon.
The man who is chronically angry and who habitually berates himself because of that is not merely a man—he’s a civil war.
Life deals reversals. The question “Why?” is a sidetrack to nowhere. Let come what comes. Let go what goes.