Seneca: The Sage and The Shadow

I have once again been inspired by one of the Walled Garden meet-ups and had some thoughts regarding Simon Drew’s Ode to Seneca from June 30th, 2022. Is Seneca a Sage? How can we make sense of the life of an artist and the wisdom of their work?

Ode to Seneca: A Tribute to My Guiding Sage

ODE TO SENECA: A TRIBUTE TO MY GUIDING SAGE ABOUT THE EVENT Of all the teachers who have set my soul on fire, Lucius Annaeus Seneca remains nearest to my heart. An acclaimed (and at times infamous) Roman playwright, orator, philosopher, and advisor to the emperor Nero, Seneca’s writings have stood the test of time […]

Ode to Seneca: A Tribute to My Guiding Sage

ODE TO SENECA A TRIBUTE TO MY GUIDING SAGE ODE TO SENECA Study Lucius Annaeus Seneca, if you must study a man. Study his life to learn the trials of a Sage. Study his Epistles to see a great man sewing righteous seeds among the generations.Study his Consolations to see wisdom in action. Study his Natural Questions to see a fine soul at play. Study […]

Ode to Seneca

Ode to Seneca Study Lucius Annaeus Seneca, if you must study a man. Study his life to learn the trials of a Sage. Study his Epistles to see a great man sewing righteous seeds among men.Study his Consolations to see wisdom in action. Study his Natural Questions to see a fine soul at play. Study his Tragedies to taste the fruit of a true Poet and wordsmith. Study […]

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 […]

The Styles of Old

The Styles of Old See More with The Poet & The Sage All of my writings, explorations, music, and poetry compliment each other, and as such, it is highly recommended that the reader/listener engage first with my foundational works: Pairidaēza Suite and The Poet & The Sage. The hardcover version of The Poet & The […]

Seneca Cries Out

Seneca Cries Out See More with The Poet & The Sage All of my writings, explorations, music, and poetry compliment each other, and as such, it is highly recommended that the reader/listener engage first with my foundational works: Pairidaēza Suite and The Poet & The Sage. The hardcover version of The Poet & The Sage […]

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 […]