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Simon Drew

A Message to Discerning Students

Through my years of working one-on-one with students with diverse life experiences and from over 15 countries, I’ve learned that what people need—if they want to make meaningful progress—is a sparring partner. They need someone to help them to think about how they think; to serve as a mirror to their words

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Simon Drew

A Father’s Wisdom

We’re both growing up together. Something my Dad told me recently. “We were all growing up together when we were raising you.”

Funny, it’s not until this moment that I realised why they say we “raise” a child. It’s perhaps the most simple and important thing you could do.

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Simon Drew

Oh Mountain

Oh mountain,
you please my soul greatly.

Oh wildflowers of the rocky mountain edges,
you awaken my eyes from their deepest slumber.

Oh snail on the rock,
you have taught me to have patience on my own path.

Oh towering mountain tree,
great wisdom is yours.

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Simon Drew

Pairidaēza Suite

The musician, like the poet,
looks within and without,
and tells the story of what he sees.

The musician, like the seer,
reveals unto the masses
the secrets which were once hidden.

The musician, like the philosopher,
discovers the commonalities which flow
through all

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Sharon Lebell

Maxims for Maximal Living

“Maxims for Maximal Living” by Sharon Lebell highlights the struggle of staying true to philosophical principles amid life’s distractions. Lebell suggests that simple Stoic maxims act as powerful reminders, helping us swiftly realign with our ideals in the midst of daily challenges. She shares a few favorite maxims from her

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Sharon Lebell

Choosing a Philosophical Life

This article delves into Stoicism’s role in a philosophical life, emphasizing the integration of “We” virtues alongside traditional “I” virtues. It explores the significance of vulnerability, interdependence, and authentic relationships in ethical philosophy. By challenging conventional Stoic views, the author highlights the importance of a holistic approach to human flourishing

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David Alexander

Prosoché: Stoic Mindfulness as a Modern Practice

Discover the concept of Prosoche, Stoic mindfulness, as a bridge between ancient wisdom and modern practice. Explore how mindfulness, non-judgment, and aligning with virtues can create a mindful approach to life’s challenges and uncertainties.

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David Alexander

On the Divine

Exploring the Sacred, Holiness, and transcendent experiences in the wake of Sharon Lebell’s insightful gathering.

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Rocco Jarman

Keeper of the Flame

The poems in Keeper of the Flame, bring the reader along a journey to the rare insights mysticism yields about the World, about Life and how we navigate our sense of meaning and existential survival; A work rich in deep archetypal metaphor, and devoid of airy and diaphanous flotsam which

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