It seems easy to go day by day going wherever the great river of life takes you. It could have twist and turns around a mountain, but settled as a particle of the vast movement where all you can do is naturally flow in the direction of the current. A particle has no way to move, because it is only floating as debris of a substance so small. It is left with no fins, paddles, or oars to swim about in the water to know the surroundings. Are you moving? Or is it moving you? Lacking cognition, it could take you anywhere and no where at all. It could take you to a pond, other river beds, possible streams, or the ocean itself.
There are many elements that could make up a good mind. It could be comprised of virtue, proficient in subjects, knowledgeability, attentiveness, active in memory, strength of intelligence, intuition, willful, contemplative, imaginative, enlightened, perseverance, determined. The list can go on. However, the conduit is the means to use it.Continue reading “Using Our Minds Well”