What is Wisdom? – Saturday Survey Question for February 22, 2008


What Ray’s reading right now:

The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life

Today’s affirmation is:

“I cultivate the wisdom gained through my experiences and share it to benefit the world.”

The Saturday Positive Thinking Survey gives readers of The Affirmation Spot an opportunity to express their views on a survey question related to positive thinking or positive change.

This week’s question

Dictionary.com defines wisdom as “the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.”What is your practical definition of wisdom and where do you does your wisdom come from?

Your Answer

Share your wisdom by sharing your thoughts here.

Be Peaceful Be prosperous!


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I am the Founder of The Affirmation Spot, author of Annuanki Awakening, and co-founder of 6 Sense Media. My latest books are the Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation (Book 1 of a trilogy) and The Power to Be You: 417 Daily Thoughts and Affirmations for Empowerment. I have written prolifically on the topics of personal development and human potential for many years. By day, I write sales training for Fortune 100 company. I began studying affirmations and positive thinking after a life-threatening illness at 25. My thirst for self-improvement led him to read the writings of Joseph Campbell, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Neale Donald Walsch, and many other luminaries in the fields of mythology and motivation. Over time, I have melded these ideas into my own philosophy on self-development. I have written, recorded, and used affirmations and other tools throughout that time to improve my own life and I have a passion for helping other reach for their goals and dreams. Ray holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Secondary Education in Social Studies from University of Kansas. He lives in Spring Hill, Ks with his wife.

3 thoughts on “What is Wisdom? – Saturday Survey Question for February 22, 2008”

  1. nothing beats the old addage “wisdom is knowing the difference between the things you can change and those that you cannot.” now accepting those limits-that is for the next blog! lol.

  2. Wisdom to me of reading about mankinds history and how little it has changed, despite these lessons history has to teach. Their are no new “sins” or “mistakes”, which ever way you want to define them. We each go through this maturing as individuals in our lives. What I find facinating is how each individual has a differing view on what “sin/mistake” holds most importance to them as an individual. The most important wisdom to me is accepting each person and their views as “important” as you do your own. In this way I feel society will not only mature, but also become more civilized as a people.

  3. ~BRANDY~
    Glad you found the blog. I don’t hear from many MySpace friends over here. Your point is well-taken. I think the greatest wisdom I’ve learned is to accept it regardless of its source.

    People you despise can sometimes have very good ideas and we ignore a good idea to our peril. People we really respect can have ridiculous ideas and to follow them would be foolish.

    Great to hear from you.



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