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On the Shortness of Life. Seneca, Lucius Annaeus Seneca

On the Shortness of Life


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On the Shortness of Life Seneca, Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated



As I write this I am reminded once again of the fragility of life. A good overview of the reading can be found here. He once said, “No one wants to die. I recently stumbled upon the reading “On The Shortness of Life,” a famous letter by Lucius Seneca. Sorry for the delay but hopefully I will pick it up and be more consistent. And yet death is the destination we all share. One of my points from James 4:14 was something like Recall the Shortness of Life. Seneca: On the Shortness of Life. The middle-aged man, who receives a diagnosis of a terminal illness, comes to know Christ as he gives himself over to the reality of the shortness of life, of physical relationships that come to an end. That it will end some day and no one knows about that day or hour. A Guide to the Good Life: the Ancient Art of Stoic Joy is a handbook of Stoic philosophy by professor William Irvine. Last weekend I was reminded two times that life is not forever. First, I discovered that a dead cat is lying in my backyard. It has been awhile since I have posted on here. The thesis for my sermon I recently preached was on how to stir up a renewed perspective on God's sovereignty in our lives. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. Steve Jobs also had some perceptive insights into the shortness of life. This short essay by Seneca, a Roman philosopher who lived during the 1st century, surprisingly has a lot of advice that remains applicable today.

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