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 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 […]

Ode to Seneca, Sharon Lebell, and a New Season for TWG

ODE TO SENECA Welcome back to The Walled Garden Podcast! In this episode, Simon shares his most recent event recording from The Walled Garden Philosophical Society where he explores the wisdom of Lucius Annaeus Seneca. The event was titled: “Ode to Seneca, a Tribute to My Guiding Sage”. PREVIOUS EPISODES SEE MORE

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 […]

XXXIX. On Noble Aspirations

Soul Searching With Seneca Epistle XXXVIX. On Noble Aspirations HOSTED BY SIMON DREW I’ve been interviewing brilliant philosophers, theologians, artists, and thought-leaders on my podcasts since 2017, and I’m now honoured to be able to bring interested fellow-seekers into these conversations with our Walled Garden events. No matter what stage you’re at on your own […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]