The Stoic Jew

225 Days of Gratitude (Aurelius - Meditations 9:6)

February 18, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 7 Episode 5
The Stoic Jew
225 Days of Gratitude (Aurelius - Meditations 9:6)
Show Notes

Synopsis: I had planned on updating you about my Gratitude Journal when I reached 200 days, but since that fell out during my winter break, I decided to update you at 225 days instead. In Part 1 of today's episode I speculate about why gratitude is a more central theme in Judaism than in Stoicism. In Part 2 I reflect on the three positive changes I've noticed in my Gratitude Journal Practice over the past 125 days.

Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content
- 100 Days of Gratitude (Seneca - Letter #81: On Benefits)
- The Gratitude Accountability Experiment (Aurelius – Meditations 9:6)
- Hashgachah Clarification from the Rosh ha’Yeshiva

- Aurelius, Meditations 9:6
- Rabbeinu Bachya ibn Paquda, Duties of the Heart
- Janna Levin, cited in Tim Ferriss's Tribe of Mentors
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