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Thinking and Experience

Thinking and experience
Bring moments that
The realization
That God is that which is
Both below and above

And is both the known
And the unknowable

The first step of wisdom
Is to know
That you will never know

And the second step is to see
The faults you see in others
Are faults you failed to see in yourself

Be committed to your faults
Because they are
The door to your virtues

What is both below
And above reality

Has more to do
With what is real
Then what we think
We know

Ancient texts tell us
“Know thy self“ and
“Love thy neighbor as thy self”

One died of hemlock
The other on the Cross