The Fireside

A place to share the contents of our hearts

A place to share great stories, lessons learned, poetry, music, and wisdom with discerned vulnerability.

“No great thing is created suddenly. There must be time.” – Epictetus

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Records of our attempt to unlock the hearts and minds of our fellow philosophers and students.


Offer the contents of our hear or the goods of your soul.

Sharon Lebell


Sharon Lebell is a modern philosopher, author, speaker, and musician widely known for her international bestseller The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness. She is a strong proponent of expressing philosophy in accessible language so that anyone can apply it to better his or her life. Her greatest joy is inspiring others to find meaning, to make meaning, to use one’s life for good, and to grow a vibrant contemplative life in a fragmented world.