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October 08, 2015

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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Changes, Parents and Supernovas: Our Week in Wisdom

Posted October 2, 2015 @ 12:19 pm Categories: Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

WIW 1002

On The Wisdom Daily this week (Sept. 28 - Oct.2), we published posts about the rewards of embracing change with open arms, the temporary rituals that build a lasting faith, the beautiful Hubble Telescope discovery caused by ancient devastation, the stepdad whose par...

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Brad Hirschfield Brad Hirschfield

A Wedding Made Unforgettable by Dad’s Decision

Posted October 2, 2015 @ 11:53 am Categories: Relationships & Family, Videos, Wisdom Warehouse Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


From Odyssey Networks' Faith on the Record series: At Brittany Peck's wedding in Ohio last month, she reportedly worried about who should walk her down the aisle. Putting her feelings first, her father surprised guests when he reached a hand out to Brittany's stepfa...

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