Goals and Values

Posted by Mark Ward on Friday, April 12, 2019

If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable

  • Seneca

As events unfold without a direction or goal, how would we know if we are moving forwards, backwards or sideways? Seneca reminds us that without a goal we have no ability to assess the direction we are heading. Perhaps we will unwisely judge events emotively without the ability to assess them wisely.

With our goals in mind we should strive to achieve them with wisdom, justice, courage and fortitude (self-discipline). A goal contrary to these four values is an unworthy goal