Ripples v10.23: Knowledge vs. Wisdom!
June 9, 2008: a free weekly splash to 19,817 subscribers from Paul & The
Wisdom is not the amassing of knowledge. Wisdom is truth lived.
-by Matthew Kelly, submitted by Desiree S, Centralia, Washington
To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
-Marilyn vos Savant, submitted by Lin H., Bloomington IL
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom.
One helps you make a living,
the other helps you make a life.
-Sandra Carey, submitted by Bobbie H., Hanoi, Vietnam
Wisdom is the digestion of knowledge and experiences into new perspectives
and new ways of moving through the world. This week’s quotes remind us that
we do not receive wisdom the same way we receive information. We must
process all of our acquired knowledge and experiences that cross our path.
and then we must decide what to do with all of it and how it might transform
the next chapter in ouf life. I hope you can enjoy a few moments of
reflection this week to notice what wisdom you have gained from your crazy
P.S. All that anticipation last week paid off: I had a magnificent
visit to San Luis Obispo and my old and new friends at Cal Poly. I
even accepted an invitation from the universe to spend an extra day
there, so I came home with many happy experiences that will hopefully
transform into long lasting memories.