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October 10, 2015


Yearning, Imagining and Aging: Our Week in Wisdom

Posted October 9, 2015 @ 11:06 am Categories: Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


On The Wisdom Daily this week (Oct 5 - 9), we explored the hypothetical scenario of choosing one special person to spend a day with, the hopeful Craigslist post filled with gratitude and yearning, the momentum we can tap into when we realize our days on Earth are li...

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Brad Hirschfield Brad Hirschfield

Compassion in California

Posted October 9, 2015 @ 11:01 am Categories: Videos, Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , ,


From Odyssey Networks' Faith on the Record series: A new bill has been enacted in the state of California known as the "right to die" law, empowering terminally ill patients to legally seek assistance if they decide to end their life. Critics say it's a step too far...

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Matt Gewirtz Matt Gewirtz

Get Busy Living: The Beauty of Midlife Momentum

Posted October 8, 2015 @ 10:57 am Categories: Daily Life, Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , ,


It's almost like clockwork: "Rabbi, I'm scared to die. I'm not sure my life has meant enough."

It might sound like I'm talking about holding the hand of a 95-year-old on her deathbed, but I'm not. (Rarely do I meet people late in life who are unprepared for death...

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Elan Babchuck Elan Babchuck

Praying Into the Void for a Connection

Posted October 7, 2015 @ 10:31 am Categories: Spirituality & Faith, Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , , ,


A fascinating "missed connection" ad on Craigslist from a man seeking a woman he hasn't seen in four decades got me thinking about the many forms that prayer takes, including a powerful ritual in my childhood of writing down my hopes and wishes.

When I was a youn...

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Brad Hirschfield Brad Hirschfield

Who Would You Wish to Spend One Last Day With?

Posted October 6, 2015 @ 10:36 am Categories: Grief & Coping, Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , ,


If there were any person in your life, living or dead, with whom you could spend one last day, who would it be? And how would you spend that day? No, I'm not stealing this question from college applications. I'm feeling the pain of the mass murder at Umpqua Communit...

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Wilderness, Joy and More: Must-Read Links

Posted October 5, 2015 @ 11:01 am Categories: Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


Every week on The Wisdom Daily, we bring you our favorite reads from sources around the web. Topics on this week's list include Helena Bonham Carter's capacity for having fun, the lessons learned from failure, a childhood spent in the Mojave desert, our ever-changin...

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