Make Your Walkabout Here on Earth Mean Something by Guy Finley
Key Lesson: The only things we will take with us when we leave this kingdom called earth… are the timeless truths that we’ve discovered about it — as realized within ourselves during our brief walkabout.
This article is excerpted from The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred
Every period of recorded history reports the arrival of what must be considered certain revolutionary ideas, the advent of some unique insight whose appearance serves to transform the consciousness of the world itself. Of course, revelations such as these occur in all fields of endeavor. Like individual raindrops that feed our streams and rivers, it is new ideas that nourish and sustain the growth of science, art, and the humanities. Yet, seen aright, all that grows out of these varied branches flows, as it does, from out of one vast unseen ocean: self-knowledge.