I’ve Stopped Asking Questions

I’ve had the opportunity to hang out with some younger children recently and one thing that amazes me is  watching them learn. I swear that’s God’s gift to everyone.

One thing that I noticed one day when I talking to one of my associates was that he was saying “I know” to almost every one of my statements.

Um ok bro…

Well the thing is, that he didn’t know.

He had never had the experiences that I had. He never had the experiences you’ve had, he’s never had the experiences Billy Bob Jackson from down the street has for that matter.

What am I talking about here? Well inquisitive Isaac let me take you back.

Think about when you were younger and you would always ask questions

You hoped that with those questions, you could find solutions. The answers you got helped develop a certain belief system.

You following me so far? Alright let’s keep going.

When we get older, we stop asking questions (unless we’re asking Siri or Google if it’s going to rain tomorrow) and start all of a sudden start knowing everything.

I’m a victim of it too, I’ve been known to not ask questions and just go full blast on assumptions.

The problem with this know it all type attitude is that you often shut your mind off to everything else.

You loose your ability to learn because you all of a sudden know everything.

What’s worse, is that it is literally

Impossible

To succeed in doing much more than you are doing now.

Let’s go back again. This time a little further. Now you’re a baby.

If you are a baby that doesn’t ask questions or have the desire to learn you will never reach out for anything, or later crawl, or walk

And people would think there is something wrong.

So why don’t we continue to ask questions in our adult age?

The answer is simple

PAIN

You see care bear, as we grow from babies, to young children and into adults, we develop opinions which turn into beliefs about the world around us.

When we stop asking questions we protect ourselves from the pain and discomfort of changing our current state of reality.

This leads to a closed mind and lack of options, because you then wouldn’t be able to consider anything else.

You’re stuck in the reality you created with no creativity or any way to receive input from those who might actually know better or have even been through it themselves.

You then have to learn to live with the pain of your current situation because the fear of the unknown is making you think that the pain of change is going to be worse than the pain you’re in.

I feel like I just made that really complicated…

Let’s try this:

Any revolution first starts with a question. That question will either directly or indirectly lead you to the truth.

And the truth oh sweet Jesus the truth.

That, my friend will set you free.

The pursuit of Life, Liberty and Wellness starts here:

http://thegeneralfitnessprogram.com/

Jerry “truth bombs” Washington

Proving The Invisible

 

“…Prove it…” 
That’s what everybody wants
We all want proof that something exists.
We can prove just about anything

Including a few things we can’t see, like gravity and wind.

But what about those things that we can’t really see or measure?
Do they really exist?
Does God exist?
Does love exist?
It’s funny, so many believe that ghosts and bigfoot exists based on a few grainy photos
But you start talking about love and people freak out and start acting
Like you just let out a fart in church. 
There are some times when you simply have to believe that
There are yet unexplained forces at work. 
I invite you to imagine a world without belief…
We would have no innovation, people would never go beyond “what’s there”
Because if the first caveman didn’t have the belief that he could create fire on his own
Then you probably wouldn’t be reading
This message on your phone/laptop/tablet
What makes us believe in one thing that’s invisible, but not another?
It’s a question that we may never find the answer to. 
It’s just as true with love
Although you may not be able to measure it, you for damn sure can see
What happens when it’s absent. 
So whatever your belief on love, the power that it possesses is undeniable.
Proving the invisible is simple, but not easy. 
For us to understand the way it works, you must first work it to understand.
In other words, love everyone around you. 
You will always feel the power of it returned. 
Jerry “invisible love” Washington
P.S. I do believe in love, as corny as it may sound. 
Not in the lovey dovey hug somebody way, but in the way that it’s what is behind everything 
That we call reality. The spiritual gurus and quantum physicists seem to agree that we are
Somehow all connected and I think that connection is love

But we just haven’t figured out how to access it’s true power.

I think of it like trying to tell that cave man from earlier that he could make fire on his own

Instead of waiting for lighting to strike wood.

But, honestly I don’t claim to have all the answers, I just have a few right questions that
Help you think about how you can live out your life’s potential. If you would
Like to talk more, I would encourage you to join the conversation here:
Project SELFFY. Talk soon…