Soul Searching with Seneca (Epistle XXXVII. On Allegiance to Virtue)

Soul Searching With Seneca Epistle XXXVII. On Allegiance to Virtue Simon Drew & Judith Stove break down Seneca’s epistles and liberate the timeless Stoic wisdom within, focusing primarily on the practical application of this wisdom in our modern lives. HOSTED BY SIMON DREW I’ve been interviewing brilliant philosophers, theologians, artists, and thought-leaders on my podcasts […]

Chris Fisher | Advancing Your Study Of Stoicism

CHRIS FISHER ADVANCING YOUR STUDY OF STOICISMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EX12UAD7fiU GUEST: PETER SAMIS Chris Fisher was first introduced to Stoic tenets while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. He also spent twenty years working in Silicon Valley, California, as a computer hardware specialist, software engineer, sales executive, and regional manager for a large software company. In 2004, Chris […]

Sharon Lebell | How This Moment Can Change Everything

SHARON LEBELL HOW THIS MOMENT CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING https://youtu.be/FpZBWwpcbLg GUEST: SHARON LEBELL In this episode of the podcast, we share the initial lesson given by Sharon Lebell to The Walled Garden members in a recent meetup event entitled “How This Moment Can Change Everything.” About Sharon: Sharon Lebell has been an inspiring writer and speaker about […]

120. On True Friendship (Of The Soul?)

On True Friendship XXXV. On the Friendship of Kindred Minds 1. When I urge you so strongly to your studies, it is my own interest which I am consulting; I want your friendship, and it cannot fall to my lot unless you proceed, as you have begun, with the task of developing yourself. For now, although […]

118. On Learning To Seek Truth And Wisdom

On the Truth Yet to be Discovered XXXIII. On the Futility of Learning Maxims 1. You wish me to close these letters also, as I closed my former letters, with certain utterances taken from the chiefs of our school. But they did not interest themselves in choice extracts; the whole texture of their work is full […]

117. On Staking Your Own Claim To Freedom

On Staking Your Own Claim to Freedom XXXIII. On the Futility of Learning Maxims 1. You wish me to close these letters also, as I closed my former letters, with certain utterances taken from the chiefs of our school. But they did not interest themselves in choice extracts; the whole texture of their work is full […]

Joshua Bertolotti | Paths to Wisdom

JOSHUA BERTOLOTTI PATHS TO WISDOMhttps://youtu.be/ouuxwKl_Zdw GUEST: JOSHUA BERTOLOTTI Joshua is a retired veteran, avid reader, and lifelong learner. He hosts In Search of Wisdom to engage in meaningful conversations on how to live in a complex world. He enjoys exploring the integration of timeless principles and practices with everyday life. Joshua is an ICF-trained Leadership […]

Meghan Sullivan and Paul Blaschko | The Good Life Method

About our guests: Meghan Sullivan is the Wilsey Family College Chair in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, director of the God and the Good Life Program, and director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study. She has published works in many leading philosophy journals. Her first book, Time Biases, was published by Oxford University […]

115. Seneca on Rising Level to God

On Rising Level to God XXXI. On Siren Songs 1. Now I recognize my Lucilius! He is beginning to reveal the character of which he gave promise. Follow up the impulse which prompted you to make for all that is best, treading under your feet that which is approved by the crowd. I would not have […]

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 […]