On The Wisdom Daily this week (Oct. 12-16), we wrote about the gun violence debate and our collective responsibility, the Columbus Day detractors and which historical events are worth celebrating, the freedom people find when they let go of old beauty standards, an inspiring book about the art of well-being… and more. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.
Breaking America’s Addiction to Guns – Irwin Kula
One shoe bomb attempt and we all have to take off our shoes at the airport… A failed liquid-bomb attempt results in restrictions on bringing 4 oz. of opened shampoo onto planes… A child drowns in a pool and legislation passes requiring pools be fenced in… READ MORE
Seek Out ‘The Well of Being’ – Irwin Kula
Need a change of pace for your book club, or a unique gift for a friend? Go to your favorite book seller and immediately buy The Well of Being, subtitled “a children’s book for adults.” I honestly felt privileged reading this beautiful, artistic, profound, provocative… READ MORE
Who Are You, Underneath It All? – Andrew Jacobs
My grandmother, Florence Wolff Landesman, would have turned 100 on October 1. Unfortunately, she passed away this year, eight months shy of becoming a centenarian. As I sat down to read the news online that day, various reports… READ MORE
Not So Fast, Columbus Critics – Brad Hirschfield
October 12 is Columbus Day – a day to celebrate Christopher Columbus’ 1492 arrival in the Americas. The holiday has been observed annually in the U.S. since the 1970s, every second Monday in October. But many are asking, should we really be celebrating… 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 the film He Named Me Malala, the language we use to describe our purpose in life, the surprising benefits of talking about… READ MORE
Civilians Under Attack in the Middle East – Brad Hirschfield
There have been recent attacks on Israeli citizens who are going about their lives, including a rash of stabbing assaults, and all eyes are on the Israeli response and the efforts to restore some order. While visiting Jerusalem this week, I’m seeing the effects… READ MORE
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