On The Wisdom Daily this week (June 29 – July 3), we looked at the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down all bans on same-sex marriages, the need for all Americans to actively participate in the fight against racism, the extraordinary day for dignity as a leading American value and the smart insights we gain from paying attention to new perspectives. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.
Humility and Grace in a Profound Visit to Charleston – Irwin Kula
I traveled to Charleston to hold hands and hearts, to listen and learn, to comfort and console. I am still trying to metabolize the profound sacred mixture of anger, sadness, forgiveness, wisdom and grace I experienced. My tradition teaches that… READ MORE
Dignity Above All – Michael Bernstein
That morning, crowds lined up outside the arena, taking time to be present, knowing their emotions transcended the moment, inseparable from a greater historical struggle. The gathering took shape at the same moment the Supreme Court prepared to reveal… READ MORE
Wisdom on Bookstores, Sunshine, Music: Must-Read Links – TWD
As we share recent pieces published elsewhere, don’t miss these thought-provoking perspectives on singer Nina Simone, toys and dolls created for surveillance, the ultimate day-off indulgence and more. Whatever’s transpiring in your life, may you find… READ MORE
I Am an Orthodox Rabbi Who Doesn’t Perform Gay Marriages, But I Celebrate Supreme Court Decision?- Brad Hirschfield
The Supreme Court made history, that much is clear. Less clear, especially for those who do not support same-sex marriage, is that the 5-4 majority opinion, merits celebration even by those… READ MORE
An American Struggle: Rebuilding Trust – Brad Hirschfield
Our money bears the words “In God We Trust,” and almost 90% of Americans claim belief in God (or a higher power). But when it comes to government, religions or most other large institutions, a very different picture emerges. According to new polling by Gallup… READ MORE
Illuminating and Upholding Our Self-Evident Truths – Brad Hirschfield
From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. These rights endowed by our creator – equally, in all of us – are fundamental in America. And while we hold these truths to be self-evident, as our Declaration of Independence says, are we ensuring… READ MORE
Here at The Wisdom Daily (TWD), we feature spiritual insights on daily life, designed to help improve and enhance our relationships with ourselves, our families and the world around us.