The Importance of Asking Questions

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Inspire Me Today asked: “If you had 500 words to inspire…?”

We spend so much of our lives seeking answers to others’ questions and to the Big Questions:

Who are we? Why do we exist? Why do we die? What happens afterward? How should we live? How can we be happy? How can we give back? What does it all mean?

It’s important that we give these questions their due, that we try to answer them for ourselves. But we must also strike out on our own. In contemplation of the grail quest, comparative mythologist Joseph Campbell wrote, “Where there is a way or path, it is someone else’s path; each human being is a unique phenomenon.”

We forge our own paths only once we begin to generate new questions.

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