I sometimes think that the quality of wisdom has been bad rapped! It somehow can seem “stodgy,” uninteresting, while others of our important life qualities, such as vigor, vitality and resolution, may seem more inviting and compelling. Perhaps, at first glance, in some ways, wisdom can seem almost inactive, a characteristic that can seem almost secondary and less desirable. But if we are to consider these qualities that we earnestly value when assessing what we need to live considerably and well, wisdom rates among the most important, for if we have the active, thriving daily qualities of vibrant living in our possession but lack the know-how of wisdom as we use them, we may find ourselves wasting what we have.
We are not born wise...
We are not born wise, but wisdom comes as we experience life on a daily basis if we are attentive enough to take on impressions gained and keep them securely in our mentalities for use on a future basis. Simply put, great wisdom is a quality carefully crafted over months and years of attention given to what we learn about ourselves every day. However… we have to care about growing wisdom as we grow other, more active life qualities and remember that, when other qualities may ebb over time, wisdom gleams resplendent and can even be enlarged.
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