Discernment is the ability to tell truth from fiction, to know when we have lost our center and how to find it again. I used discernment when picking the best candidate for board of supervisors in a recent election.

Quotes on discernment:

•”The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.” – Lactantius

•“We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future, men of discernment deal only with the present moment.” – Chanakya

•“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” Carl Jung

•“Let discernment be your trustee, and mistakes your teacher.” ― T.F. Hodge,

•“Some people think they have discernment when actually they are just suspicious..
Suspicion comes out of the unrenewed mind; discernment comes out of the renewed spirit.” ― Joyce Meyer

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