9. To the Distant Hills

To the Distant Hills The conscious being explores the garden which he sees, and when he has reached the limits of his exploration he journeys to the distant hills of his own soul, even that he may explore the garden which he does not see. FEATURE THE POET & THE SAGE When you hold in […]

7. ‘Neath a Fig Tree I Pray

‘Neath a Fig Tree I Pray A Sage, I meet upon this hill,We sit above the clouds.We pray beneath an ancient figAnd sing with heavenly crowds. And we are warmed by the Sun above,We’re held by earth below,We hope to ne’er descend the depths,We seek to, wisdom, know. I turn to ask a question of […]

On Seeking First the Goods of the Soul

Dear patrons and listeners, You may have noticed my general absence from Patreon for the past couple of weeks. Between travelling for work, building The Walled Garden, launching The Poet & The Sage, and maintaining my regular coaching and creative duties, I’ve seldom found the time or mental space to sit down with Seneca and […]

Social Media and The Walled Garden

In this episode, we discuss ideas for social media engagement and The Walled Garden. Wrestling with moral and practical issues with social media, we come to a consensus regarding our strategy, which we hope will allow us to communicate effectively with our global audience. To register for this week’s meetup, featuring a conversation between Sharon […]

110. Seneca on Philosophy and Death

On Philosophy and Death XXX. On Conquering the Conqueror 1. I have beheld Aufidius Bassus, that noble man, shattered in health and wrestling with his years. But they already bear upon him so heavily that he cannot be raised up; old age has settled down upon him with great, – yes, with its entire, weight. You […]

Inspiration Session I. Simon Drew on Radical Claims of Enlightenment

This episode is the first of what will be four inspiration sessions within The Walled Garden. These sessions are designed to allow each contributing founder of The Walled Garden (Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush) to share what it is that they’d like to contribute to The Walled Garden community.  Today, we’re […]

Inspiration Session I. Simon Drew on Radical Claims of Enlightenment

This episode is the first of what will be four inspiration sessions within The Walled Garden. These sessions are designed to allow each contributing founder of The Walled Garden (Simon Drew, Sharon Lebell, Kai Whiting, and Jacob Bush) to share what it is that they’d like to contribute to The Walled Garden community.  Today, we’re […]