Big Brother, Self-Care and Jesus: Our Week in Wisdom

Big Brother, Self-Care and Jesus: Our Week in Wisdom
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On The Wisdom Daily this week (Dec. 14-18), we discussed the need to choose our language with care, the lawsuit over a major museum’s “racist” art, the impulse to tune out troubling news, the Star Wars fans blending science fiction into the Christmas story and more. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.

 

Donald Trump George OrwellTalking About Donald Trump: Why We Should Channel George Orwell – Michael Bernstein

Donald Trump makes me think of George Orwell, but perhaps not for the reason one might expect. My association is not with the totalitarian state described in Orwell’s 1984, and its dictator… READ MORE

 

PeruginoSuing Over White Jesus – Brad Hirschfield

In??the category of “you can’t make this up, but wish you were” comes the news story of author Justin Renel Joseph, who is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, demanding that they remove “racist” paintings that depict Jesus as a fair-haired Caucasian… READ MORE

 

Light_at_the_end_of_the_tunnel_Shining a Light on Being Too Tired to Care – Adam Lavitt

Bombarded with news reports of gun violence, and racist and Islamophobic rhetoric from politicians, I’ve begun to notice a numbness overtaking me. It’s a natural response to move away from pain, as from a hot flame. But even when I turn off the radio, or avoid… READ MORE

 

jennifer hudsonStorytelling, Spells and More: Must-Read Links – TWD

Every week on The Wisdom Daily, we bring you our favorite reads from sources around the web. Topics on this week’s list include connecting through storytelling, the masks we wear, why we should have ‘Slip and Fall in the Bathtub Week’… READ MORE

 

StarWarsChristmasOrnament.BB8.620The Parallels Between Christmas and…’Star Wars’? – Brad Hirschfield

From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: Believe it or not, a church in Germany and a church in New Jersey are both going to celebrate the Christmas story by incorporating characters from George Lucas’ Star WarsREAD MORE

 

 


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