The Hopeful Wisdom of Edith Eger

THE HOPEFUL WISDOM OF EDITH EGER SHARON LEBELL of my cherished teachers is Edith Eger. Like Viktor Frankl, Dr. Eger lived through unspeakably degrading conditions during the Holocaust and came to the conclusion that the will to meaning is redemptive. After a childhood of bearing witness to evil and relentless death, she built an […]

How Women can Upgrade Modern Stoicism

HOW WOMEN CAN UPGRADE MODERN STOICISM SHARON LEBELL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 3 PM (PT) REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Women have joined the modern Stoic conversation, and are now key contributors to this burgeoning philosophical movement. What does the female perspective add that Stoicism, traditionally conceived and interpreted by men, needs? A lot.  HOSTED BY […]

Philosophy and Music: A Dialog and a Dance

PHILOSOPHY AND MUSIC: A DIALOGUE AND DANCE SHARON LEBELL THURSDAY, SEP 29, 3 PM (PT) REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT Sometimes we need to shut up and listen. To drop all the words, all our reflexive attempts to put experience into verbal categories, our bids for cleverness. Music has important messages for us that transcend […]

Making Meaning in Spite of Absurdity and Evil

MAKING MEANING IN SPITE OF ABSURDITY AND EVIL SHARON LEBELL THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 3 PM (PT) REGISTER NOW ABOUT THE EVENT If we keep up with world events, it is difficult to avoid despair or nihilism. There is so much work that needs doing to repair our world. Lest we lose heart, it is important […]

Holiness: What Is It and Why Do We Need It?

THE NECESSITY OF HOLINESS SHARON LEBELL ABOUT THE EVENT Even those who have parted ways with mainstream religion nevertheless report a yearning for and experiences with the sacred and the miraculous. Do we just make holiness up? Or, is it something real that lives outside of us? And, what does holiness impel us to do?  […]