The Stoic Jew

Shooting Yourself With the Second Arrow (Aurelius – Meditations 4:7-8)

July 27, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 8
The Stoic Jew
Shooting Yourself With the Second Arrow (Aurelius – Meditations 4:7-8)
Show Notes

Synopsis: Today's ANTI-planned episode is about how to turn your problems into non-problems, how to make yourself immune to hurt, and how to turn any stumbling block into a stepping stone. How's THAT for a synopsis?

This week's Torah content has been sponsored by Sol and Chummie Azose, in honor of the upcoming 81st birthday of the Rosh ha'Yeshiva, Rabbi Yisroel Chait, and the 91st birthday of Sol's father, Hazzan Isaac Azose.
 
Related Rabbi Schneeweiss Content:
- Holding a Dying Man in My Arms: a True Memento Mori
- The Obstacle is the Way Back to New York
- Thank Iron Archer (and IFS) for Today’s Non-Episode Episode

Sources:
- Aurelius, Meditations 4:7-8 (medallion available for purchase at The Daily Stoic store)
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Stoic texts:
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Letters from a Stoic Master (Seneca)
The Discourses of Epictetus
The Enchiridion (Handbook) of Epictetus
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