The Stoic Jew

Life as a River (Aurelius - Meditations 4:43)

August 31, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 22
The Stoic Jew
Life as a River (Aurelius - Meditations 4:43)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today’s episode focuses on the familiar themes of change and impermanence. We reflect on a meditation from Anthony de Mello and discuss how it can be used to bring out the impact of these themes from their anchor-points in Jewish and Stoic sources. 

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Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Change: Neither Good Nor Bad
- Shooting Yourself With the Second Arrow 

Sources:
- Aurelius, Meditation 4:43 and 9:32
- Koheles 12:13
- Anthony de Mello, Stop Fixing Yourself, The River Meditation
- Rambam: Mishneh Torah: Sefer Ahavah – Hilchos Tefilin, u’Mezuzah, v’Sefer Torah 6:13
- Seneca, Letter #99----------
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