A Meditation on Life: The Beginning of Wisdom

One of the most powerful ways to contribute to my own sanity and happiness…
… and to the collective sanity and happiness of my family, friends, and entire world…

… is to acknowledge my profound ignorance on most matters.

Simply knowing that I don’t know something is perhaps the most underappreciated form of knowledge. The humble and courageous admission “I don’t know” creates hope where none existed before… with the power to start a conversation or launch a quest… to give peace a chance to heal so many inter-personal and tribal rifts inflicted by assumption, presumption, and suspicion.

Next Meditation: Curiosity

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2 thoughts on “A Meditation on Life: The Beginning of Wisdom

  1. A short, true and most important post. I appreciate this. It gladdened my heart.

    I would just add to this that even the things you think you know you may not know. And also there may be things that you do not even know that you do not know, things that you can not even conceive of.

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