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Love the questions by living the answer March 28, 2014

Filed under: Man's Best Friend — Wiley Schmidt @ 9:20 pm

Goodness I sure looked scruffy in this picture!

Wiley's Wisdom

I’ve got a bone to pick with George Eliot. While she is a beloved English novelist and journalist in the Victorian era, she got animals all wrong.

“Animals are such agreeable friends,” she once said, “they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.” There is no question that dogs are man’s best friend. As such, we love unconditionally and without criticism. That much is true. But the mention of our perspective on questions is where she went wrong.

Big or small, my mind is full of questions…how does that squirrel keep outrunning me in the backyard? Are those animals on the moving picture window real? What is my purpose in life?

Wiley QuestionDay two with Simple Abundance challenges me to ponder the value of these questions. “The answer to your questions will come, but only after you know which ones are worth asking,” Breathnach writes.

The insightfully witty French philosopher Voltaire takes it so…

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2 Responses to “Love the questions by living the answer”

  1. utesmile Says:

    I wouldn’t say scuffy but long haired…. hehe


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