We all have an opportunity to engage our daily lives in ways that can play both the role of a “Teacher” and that of a “Student”.
In viewing each opportunity that may become known to us, it is from the limits of our prospective that the role may be fostered into a chance to learn or be taught.
ROMANS 14:3“Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.
Others may feed our spirit or contaminate our minds and the choice in viewing each form of the ten categories of archaic philosophy in Aristotelian logic, is all up to us!
Aren’t our companions in life, good, bad or indifferent, very much like being on a voyage, with a random selection of shipmates, or are they so random?
MATTHEW 14:24 “But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.”
I believe the challenge is to better understand our individual souls, while internally observing our reactions to others. When being truthful with ourselves, we can peel back the onionskin layers of obscurity and discover the blemishes on our own characters, that reside in the calm waters of opaque interpretation.
PSALMS 139:2 “Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
We can find comfort in residing in the limitations of a narrowly framed porthole window on the imaginative sea’s of tranquility, or we can afford ourselves the greater challenge in self discovery, by contemplating our path of logic for: substance or being, quantity, quality, relation, place, time, posture, having or possession, action, and passion.
The richness of meaning that we allow ourselves to develop and scribe as definition of self, we also employ as the anchor to our philosophies and justifications. Possible, in correlating the experiences of living life with all the others in the world, we can discover “why souls sailed ship with thy?”