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Wresting Color from the Canvas: House Rule #7

Jul 31, 2017 11:39AM ● By Corey Starliper
This 'House Rule' and others can be found in Dan Millman's book Living on Purpose. I accredit all direct quotations regarding the House Rules to Dan Millman. The subsequent lay analysis is mine. 


  1. Earth is a school and daily life is our classroom
  2. Our teachers come in many forms
  3. We learn best through direct experience
  4. Failures are the stepping stones to success
  5. Lessons reappear until we learn them
  6. If we don’t learn the easy lessons, they get harder
  7. Consequences teach better than concepts

The difference between knowledge and wisdom is that knowledge is latent. All knowledge does is arouse curiosity.

Wisdom allows us to experience things on every level. Knowledge is knowing how to brush your teeth. Wisdom is doing it.

Before we touched a hot stove for the first time, we didn't know any better. We just knew that our parents didn't think it was a very good idea. That knowledge would not become wisdom until we rebelled against our parents and reached out and touched it. 

Mommy and Daddy were right...it really did give us a booboo.

Review:
  1. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #1 - May 29, 2017 12:03PM
  2. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #2 - Jun 12, 2017 09:03AM
  3. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #3 - Jun 28, 2017 07:00PM
  4. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #4 - Jul 11, 2017 02:20PM
  5. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #6 - Jul 26, 2017 03:28PM
  6. Wresting Color From the Canvas: House Rule #6 - Jul 26, 2017 03:28PM

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