April 23, 2014

Check here for a weekly list of what Brad and Irwin are reading and watching. A virtual bedside table, The Week in Wisdom offers the books, movies, articles, programs and more that shape how Brad and Irwin look at the world.


1 Happy Day After Earth Day

Posted April 23, 2014

Happy Day After Earth Day

Here are some pretty amazing views of Earth, as seen from various distances in space. They are both beautiful and inspiring, at least to me. Some find such images humbling as they show how, from some perspectives, we are quite small. Read More

2 The Art of Walking

Posted April 23, 2014

 The Art of Walking

Besides breathing, there may be no more common activity than walking. Journey to the West, which premiered last night at the remarkable Tribeca Film Festival, is an extraordinarily unique film – well, actually it is not a film, but more a meditation on walking as a spiritual practice. And I have never seen anything like it. Read More

3 Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

Posted April 23, 2014

Unfinished Business at Boston Marathon

The 2014 Boston Marathon is more than a footrace – at least it was this year. It was about unfinished business for the participants, for the city of Boston and for the nation as a whole. Who knows, perhaps for the world. Read More