Finding Wisdom Without a Wake-up Call

Your five senses do not usually lead you to wisdom. Wisdom most often comes by a shocking, enlightening wake-up call. Wisdom then directs you to the truth; the spiritual life is the best life. Wisdom also helps dispel three key obstacles and illusions that pervade our understanding: 1) who you are is not your physical body, 2) matter creates the mind, and 3) death is to be feared. How much better we would be if we didn’t wait ages for a wake-up call to bring us to our highest level of consciousness, instead turning inward toward transformation and awareness early in life.

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