the Wisdom in the Question or the Answer?
It has been suggested that the greatest wisdom cannot be written or spoken, but only experienced. So, why am I writing this article? Perhaps to stimulate the inner wisdom of self and the sensitivity, imagination, intuition, and consciousness necessary to expand the human ego beyond the values it defends. My personal discovery about inner wisdom is that answers are revealed in the question and therefore I’ll embrace my concepts about wisdom in that form.
Is it true that wisdom expands to those who open their heart to their
mind, and their mind to their heart to experience life in a broader
Is wisdom the understanding that we each have a unique journey and nobody
else can ever have the sacred experiences in time and space that have
been given to our Lower Self from our Higher Self?
Is wisdom a process of embracing our unique journey of destiny and
realizing that every event has a choice of perception formed by the
event or upon reflection of the event?
If knowledge is collecting information from the literal world, then is
wisdom a process of learning to apply and to live with higher
In simple terms, does wisdom teach the profound law of “what goes
around comes around?”
Does it take wisdom to hold space for who we are and what we think we
Is a significant purpose of life to learn what we are not, so we have
more resolve of what we are?
Is wisdom expressed through our attempt to control life or surrendering
to the flow of life?
Is wisdom a process of consciously understanding both sides of a coin?
Does it take wisdom to understand that every life experience was
necessary with or without our permission?
At what point does wisdom help us understand that our life partner(s)
were necessary to mirror back undisclosed truths about self?
If wisdom helps me understand that the human ego filters everything with
judgment, then can I escape my own judgment by allowing my ego to become
part of me, rather than becoming my ego?
Does wisdom show me the paradox of human life in which we are born
totally needy and codependent, so we can find the desire to move toward
Will wisdom bring understanding to the difference between reacting and
Does the human ego react out of its need for survival while consciousness
prepares us for responding with empathy and understanding?
Is wisdom necessary to find the love in all expressions, including
Can wisdom detect the behavior of rescuing, victim, and punishment as a
cry for attention and affection?
Does wisdom show us the consequences of attachment to our outside world
versus bonding in our inside world?
Does it require wisdom to escape the shame of betrayal by not being loyal
to our family’s behavior and secrets?
Perhaps these questions have
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