On the God Within Us (Epistle XLI)

On the God Within Us WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XLI. On The God Within Us 1. You are doing an excellent thing, one which will be wholesome for you, if, as you write me, you are persisting in your effort to attain sound understanding; it is foolish to pray for this when […]

On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse

On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XL. On the Proper Style for a Philosopher’s Discourse 1. I thank you for writing to me so often; for you are revealing your real self to me in the only way you can. I never receive a letter from […]

Prosoche: Stoic Mindfulness

PROSOCHE: STOIC MINDFULNESS WITH DAVID ALEXANDER Prosoche is the ancient Greek word for “focused attention” used by the Stoics as an important first step for a student of philosophy on the journey to understanding Wisdom and Virtue. My understanding of Mindfulness is particularly informed by Buddhism and the psychological perspective of mindfulness informed by Marsha […]

Lo principal es que no te turbes

Lo principal es que no te turbes Nuestro anfitrión nos invita a reflexionar sobre las frases estoicas y que viene envueltas en ellas. “Lo principal es que no te turbes” HOSTED BY JUAN PEREZ Within The Walled Garden Philosophical Society, I currently write pieces on the integration between philosophy and business, focusing on practical pathways […]

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 […]