Gratitude, Betrayal and Scully: Our Week in Wisdom
On The Wisdom Daily this week (Nov. 2-6), we?discussed the popularity of conspiracy theories, keeping memories alive with sincere expressions of gratitude, a rabbi’s alleged crime against a teenager, a disappointing equal-rights defeat in Texas and more. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.
Why It Matters If We Love Conspiracy Theories – Brad Hirschfield
The X-Files will soon return to TV for a six-part “event,” and even if you’re like me (and have never seen a single episode of the hugely popular 1993-2002 series), its return raises some interesting questions. And no, this is not me going all Fox Mulder… READ MORE
Why I Wrote a Thank -You Note to My Dead Grandmother – Elan Babchuck
Late Saturday night, long after the trick-or-treaters had filled their buckets, after my loud neighbors finished what I can only assume was a full-blown EDM rave in the middle of the suburbs and… READ MORE
What Happens to a Person’s Soul When They Die? – Irwin Kula
Recently, a journalist asked me a series of very basic questions about religion – What’s your view on heaven and hell?…What happens to a person’s soul when they die?… What counts as evil and what counts as kindness?…What is sin, and can it be repented?… READ MORE?
Every week on The Wisdom Daily, we bring you our favorite reads from sources around the web. Topics on this week’s list include letting go of the past, the difference between anxiety and fear, a gathering space for all faiths, long-distance loss… READ MORE
Stolen Wisdom, Shattered Trust – Matt Gewirtz
I was raised by two teachers. They taught me to respect and trust authority; they also taught me to be wary and discerning of people who might hurt or take of advantage of me. Sadly, recent news reports have revealed chilling stories of clergy… READ MORE
A Missed Opportunity for Equal Rights in Houston – Brad Hirschfield
From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: When voters in Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., went to the polls earlier this month, a policy on the ballot extending equal rights protections to many groups was defeated – even though the city council… READ MORE
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