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And now on to this weeks blog….
Do you know the difference between knowledge and knowing? Very few folks seem to know the difference … and that is why so many folks find themselves on the rocks of despair when it comes to succeeding.
Knowledge comes from reading books, reading blogs, attending seminars, talking with others; it comes from asking the right questions, attending lectures, and from attentive watchfulness when it comes to life.
Knowledge is great stuff, but it just ain’t enough. Let’s say that together; “Knowledge is great stuff, but it just ain’t enough.”
Knowing, on the other hand is a very different matter. Knowing is what does matter! Before we go any further with the Six Stages of Creation – let’s deal with what does matter.
Miracles happen to us when we experience acquired knowledge. That is what knowing is about – experiencing acquired knowledge. This requires acting on the knowledge so it becomes part of our life. Yes, that’s when miracles happen.
So many folks want to take the easy way out, and simply acquire information (hoping that ‘the acquisition of knowledge’ will somehow work miracles through some invisible form of osmosis). It won’t. This is why so many folks feel disappointed after several years of reading self-help books.
Think of life like this:
A stranger is in a strange town, looking for the bus depot. He wants to get to the next town where a job is waiting for him. A kind passer-by tells him to take the next right, walk three blocks and turn left, and he will find the bus depot a mile down the road when he takes that left.
The stranger has all the knowledge that he needs to succeed with finding the bus depot, but standing there with the knowledge does him no good until he puts it into action. He must follow through and do what the kind passerby advised – take the next right, walk five blocks and turn left, and then walk another mile.
The stranger may even make a mistake or two while walking to the depot, but so what! He is traveling closer to the depot with each step of the journey, as long as he corrects his mistakes when he sees that he is heading in the wrong direction. The stranger turns the information into action and succeeds with his aspiration.
Unfortunately, it seems that when it comes to life, some folks want to stand right where they are when they receive the information, and have the information wisp them off to the bus depot.
Some folks think that if they are patient and learn five more ways to get to the bus depot, they’ll never have to take the actual journey – the bus depot will come to them.
Have you ever done anything like this in any domain of your life? Have you ever received all the information you needed to succeed, and just sat on it? I’ve done this. I remember taking a course on how to establish rapport with others, and then excitedly talking about what I learned, but never applying it to my relationships with others (until several years later). Hmmm.
Please absorb what is being spoken here, so you will be ready for Stage 4 of the Six Stages of Creation next week.
What comment might you add to this post to help others understand its significance better?
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