Category Archives: Seneca

The Shores of Heaven

The Storms have spent their fury- the thunderstorm is over- Job has been censured before the face of humankind- the Lord and Job have come to an understanding… Job is blessed and has received everything double. -This is called a repetition.

The Shores of Heaven

The Storms have spent their fury- the thunderstorm is over- Job has been censured before the face of humankind- the Lord and Job have come to an understanding… Job is blessed and has received everything double. -This is called a repetition.

Time to Eternal

Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. The ambitious, fearful, and simply those overwhelmed with desires, are always outside the present.  They

Time to Eternal

Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. The ambitious, fearful, and simply those overwhelmed with desires, are always outside the present.  They

The Inhuman Desire

You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. I read that passage as if I were in front of a painting.  A neoclassical painting set

The Inhuman Desire

You act like mortals in all that you fear, and like immortals in all that you desire. Seneca. ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE. I read that passage as if I were in front of a painting.  A neoclassical painting set

The Diseases of Desire

just as no amount of fluid will satisfy one whose craving arises not from lack of water but from burning internal fever; for that is not a thirst but a disease.  Nor is this true only of money or food:

The Diseases of Desire

just as no amount of fluid will satisfy one whose craving arises not from lack of water but from burning internal fever; for that is not a thirst but a disease.  Nor is this true only of money or food:

Beneficio

Reading Seneca’s On Benefits brings me to smile.  It is about giving and receiving benefits, otherwise known as gifts.  The gift can be time, money, consolation, advice, etc..  Imagine if we were in Rome in the 1st century.  What motivation,

Beneficio

Reading Seneca’s On Benefits brings me to smile.  It is about giving and receiving benefits, otherwise known as gifts.  The gift can be time, money, consolation, advice, etc..  Imagine if we were in Rome in the 1st century.  What motivation,