Life is full of absurdity. Sometimes there’s just no logic, rhyme or reason. Things can seem crazy, even frightening. Better to step back and watch the circus than enter the hall of mirrors. There’s peace in simply watching the show.
“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“…the observing eye sees simply what is there. The perceiving eye sees more than what is there.” -Ryan Holiday, The Obstacle is the Way
“The ego analyzes. The Holy Spirit accepts.” -A Course in Miracles
“There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” -Shakespeare
“Not my circus, not my monkeys.” -Polish proverb
“Let sleeping dogs lie.” (It is nought good a sleepyng hound to wake. -Geoffrey Chaucer, 1374) (“Quieta non movere”/“Do not move settled things.” -Latin saying) (He that passes by, and meddles with strife belonging not to him, is like one that takes a dog by the ears. –Proverbs 26:17)