The first and most essential step towards wisdom is acknowledging reality, however painful or embarrassing that may be.
The second is reflecting on that understanding and seeing what you have been denying about yourself, about others around you or about the situations you find yourself in.
Then—and only then—comes thinking about the action needed to deal with what you have found.
The quicker you face reality, the less damage it’s likely to do to you. The longer you stay in a state of denial, the more you are hurting yourself and the worse the final stages will be. As always, it’s your choice.
This post was written by: Carmine Coyote
May God guide your steps always.
It is this time and this place that matter--not some other time or place. What matters is here and now--the people here and now.