This I Believe

Richard - Charlotte, North Carolina
Entered on July 2, 2007
Age Group: 30 - 50

I believe in the absolute power of experience. It encompasses all our thoughts and dreams. If we have not experienced it, first, we don’t have a thought about it. It is from experience, an excellent teacher, albeit, the only teacher, that perhaps the greatest advancement of mankind was attained, the golden rule. Do unto others as you would have them do to you. I know now in my life more than ever this is true. My life has been a quest to find truth. And with time, and experience, I am in a much better position to speak of truth. We are free to seek and mold our experiences, and it is these which will always shape who we become. As my wisdom has come through many wiser folks, than I, I have learned that what matters more than anything. It is to experience the truth as it relates to fulfilling my purpose in life. It is here I found the utmost meaning of life. It is beautiful and wonderful, and I only wish ALL of humanity can have this kind of experience.

This I believe.