Synopsis: This is the second installment of a two-part reflection on my upcoming Winter Break 2022. In today’s episode, we revisit the excerpts from Seneca and Marcus Aurelius which I reflected on after Winter Break 2021, and reexamine them in light of the tools I’ve gained since then. Next, we discuss my discovery of avodah zarah thinking in my application of premeditation malorum. Finally, I reflect on another pitfall that workaholics such as myself are prone to falling into. And with that, I begin my Winter Break 2022!
Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Seneca Letter #2 - On Doing Nothing: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4
- “The Sacred Pause” in Light of Stoicism and Judaism
- Seneca, Letters #2 and #83
- Blaise Pascal, citation unknown
- Aurelius, Meditations 4:3
- Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance
- Mishlei 27:1
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