On Values (Epistle XLII)

ON VALUES WITH SIMON J. E. DREW & JUDITH STOVE XLII. On Values 1. Has that friend of yours already made you believe that he is a good man? And yet it is impossible in so short a time for one either to become good or be known as such. Do you know what kind of […]

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 […]

3. “Nosce Te Ipsum,” Whispers My Soul

“Nosce Te Ipsum,” Whispers My Soul How may I look, and see?How may I listen, and hear?How may I feel, and know?How may I comfort my weary soul?How may I discern truth? How may I be guided by wisdom? How may I sing praise to THE ONE? How may I give my best? How may I conquer my worst? How […]

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 […]

The Pursuit of Happiness with Monique Rhodes

MONIQUE RHODES THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS GUEST: MONIQUE RHODES Monique is a Happiness Strategist who teaches students and corporations around the world how to master their lives. She has spent the last 25 years studying the mind and its relationship to happiness and suffering. Over 70 universities and colleges use her program The 10 Minute […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Stoic Way

The Stoic Way Everyone is talking about Stoicism.  I’d rather talk with the same spirit that the Stoics so that I can feel as they felt, and see what they saw, and hear what they heard, and know what they knew. Everyone is picking teams.Choose wisely, and with great care and discernment.  Everyone is pointing […]