divine decree


katana (sword)
Image by snappybex via Flickr

When people get generally depressed, it’s a common convention to say “it’s all up to divine decree”, but that is wrong. Divine decree is in oneself, not outside. Only after you’ve exhausted human effort should you leave things to the divine. Consider the ancient saying “Where human effort comes to an end, there lies fate.” -Izawa Nagahide

Share

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s