“Freedom From the Known”

by Dr. Larry Morris

Someone once said, "The older I get, the more I come to realize that what we know about life is so little compared to the as yet unknown possibilities." Freud said of the conscious mind in relationship to the subconscious that it is only the tip of the iceberg. When we think we know all there is to know about life, we need to reexamine our premises. In the early 20th century a huge newspaper headline declared "Impending Transportation Shortage in New York City Due to Shortages of Horses.” When we stay too firmly entrenched in our preconceived notions of what is possible, we may miss opportunities to participate in the ever-new life that is coming to us from unknown and unexpected sources.