The stoic expression, “Amor fati” approximately translates to “love of one’s fate.” Thanksgiving is about gratitude, and “Amor fati” can serve as a reminder to be grateful for everything – not just the good stuff.
It takes more than one type of experience to shape us. It’s humbling to try to embrace them all, and that’s the point. So today, give thanks. For all of it. As frustrating and as aggravating as it can be – all of it.