Challenges

What are the great questions of life?

Are there answers to them?

Are the answers correct?

I was listening to a book today. It is an audio book. The title and author are not pertinent to this simple post. I just like to read or listen to books a few times a year which will challenge my beliefs, philosophy and perspectives.

This is a memoir and exceptionally well written. This person lives a life based on very different assumptions to those I hold true. This is an alternative perspective for me. It opposes my world view. I have heard that “Where you sit determines what you see.”

Do you do take challenges with your thoughts, values and ideologies? Please share.

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About sturner2

I am curious, not fearful or unafraid. I have delivered babies into this world. I have held the dying until their departure. Life, what is if for? What is it about? Do I know or don't I? Knowledge is elusive and never complete. The more I know, the more I know I don't know. My boss once asked me if I knew what I was doing. "No sir," was my reply, "but that has never stopped me before." This is one of those valuable lessons my mom taught me. Just because you don't know doesn't mean you shouldn't. I am willing. I am not always able. I have heard that "If it is worth doing, it is worth doing until you get it right." Here am I, send me. What is there about me that is different than all the rest? Possibly not all that much. I am a soul longing to do more, share more and know more. Born into a body in 1960, my parents raised me and continue to show me. My wife loves me. My children teach me. My friends stand by me. I share in this journey with many others. I am grateful. I have experienced more than 30 years as a husband, more than 30 years as a dad, and more than 30 years in the fire service. I continue to grow, feel and learn; and too, I diminish, numb, and forget. In honor or disgrace, blame or praise, I am prepared.
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One Response to Challenges

  1. Genie says:

    Challenges to me is a chance to look again at my belief system. It either makes me stronger in my current path or it leads me down a different path than I would have thought to take.

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