Remember when we were kids growing up how we
would love to rehearse those cliches; "Sticks and stones will break my
bones but words could never hurt me", "Ignorance is bliss",
"What you don't know won't hurt you"? It's amazing how much in
hindsight we often realize how absolutely wrong we were about many of these
assumptions. How much that what we were saying was more
wishful thinking than truth.
If you are willing enough to admit it today, as
an adult, words do have the propensity to do way more damage than sticks and
stones. What a person does not know often results in failure, loss, missed
opportunities, unrecoverable moments, violation, broken relationships, divorce,
dysfunctional homes, even death, and that there is absolutely nothing blissful
about being ignorant!
many times have you found yourself in a place saying, "If only I
knew", or wishing you had a second chance and if you had it, how much you
would do things differently? How many times have you suffered because you
simply didn't know and how many times a little bit of information just at the
right time, became a major game changer?
Real change demands exposure to new knowledge.
You cannot keep using the same old methodology or strategy with the hope of having a