Know What We Don’t

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Know What We Don’t

 

We stretch and grow

As our lives march toward

Always forward

To our end.

Learning, living, loving

Experiencing what it is

To be a human

On this planet we

Named earth.

With age comes wisdom,

Every year a little more

While every year we discover

How little it is we really know.

What we know grows but

So to does our understanding of all

We don’t.

 

I find as I get older I feel wiser. I also find that as I get older, and feel wiser I also recognize that the amount that I don’t know vastly outweighs what I do. I become more and more aware of the infinite nature of all I don’t know. With that understanding comes a respect for and reverence for all I don’t know, an acceptance of my own not knowing. 

What do you learn as you get older?

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