Upon introspection, I could not answer my own question...

So I thought I would throw the question out there for all IQers to answer, instead.

Have fun!


asked 13 Feb '12, 01:47

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edited 23 Mar '12, 05:08

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The answers so far are wonderful! Thank you! Kudos to all! <3

(13 Feb '12, 07:38) Jaianniah

Great, great question... God luck to you and Wade!

(13 Feb '12, 12:28) The Prophet
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Important questions to ask yourself are, Do I Know mySelf? Do I Love mySelf?, and How do I Know? Bring your awareness to your Self, and experience the depth and power. Peace


answered 13 Feb '12, 05:04

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edited 13 Feb '12, 05:06

yes know the truth about yourself. know yourself.

(13 Feb '12, 05:48) white tiger

"Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 [NIV Bible] If one is to be truly free to experience life, one must first "Know thyself." [Aristotle] "By learning to discover and value our ordinariness, we nurture a friendliness toward ourselves and the world that is the essence of a healthy soul." [Thomas Moore] "When I'm trusting and being myself... everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously." [Shakti Gawain] Jai

(17 Feb '12, 09:41) Jaianniah

It seems to me that the place we must all start from is getting to know oursleves...being comfortable in our own skin...and being happy that we are there. Great and deep answer! Jaianniah

(17 Feb '12, 09:42) Jaianniah
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I see the image of a man on his death bed, and the questions he might be asking himself as he lays dying. As I imagine this scene, I imagine that at first, the most important question in his head would be, "Have I achieved enough?" We could think of this man who was about ready to make the biggest deal of his dreams come through. Suddenly, now he is dying in his death bed without having reached his goal. To him he would feel like a failure laying there because he did not reach that final goal he had set. He may be laying there thinking about his whole life in general. But then the thought, "What difference does it make? I can't take it with me!", goes through his mind. He starts thinking about the fact that he is about to meet God.

Then, with a blinding flash of thought, he realizes that the ultimate question he should have been asking himself his whole life is this: "Did I do enough to help establish God's Kingdom on Earth?"

In other words, did he leave the Earth a better place because he lived?


answered 13 Feb '12, 11:17

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Wade Casaldi

Amen brother... very well said...

(13 Feb '12, 12:24) The Prophet

Thank you Prophet. :-)

(14 Feb '12, 02:11) Wade Casaldi

Shouldn't the question be "Did I try to achieve my goal?"/Did I attempt the journey? I believe that the knowing and trying to reach the goal/ take the journey is just as important as the goal itself

(14 Feb '12, 04:01) ursixx

Love your answer Wade.

(23 Mar '12, 06:08) Paulina 1

@ursixx The satisfaction of trying is nothing to the satisfaction of achieving. I have way too much that I have tried over my life and gave up on things I started, quarter dine projects and half done projects those are not satisfying. But at least I learned from those something useful.

(23 Mar '12, 11:14) Wade Casaldi

@Paulina 1 Thankyou Paulina. :-)

(23 Mar '12, 11:15) Wade Casaldi

good answer wade. and i am happy that you do not seek to leave the world empty. a place will be prepared for you.

(24 Mar '12, 04:07) white tiger

@White Tiger Thank you White Tiger, Yes I believe we all are here actually thanks to Simon. But we also have to think about not only through knowlege but as well how we act and what we do for the world daily. A kind word to a stranger that seems down, helping when we see someone needs help even if it is just calling for the police to help that person goes a long way. I know when my car broke down and I was walking for help I was wishing someone would call the police for me, I believe someone did

(24 Mar '12, 10:55) Wade Casaldi
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I like the other questions.. for me.. "What can I do right now, in this moment, to be better? What can I do right now to get closer to where I want to be? What can I do right now, that will ultimately benefit myself and everyone else in the best possible way?"


answered 13 Feb '12, 02:38

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Another great answer...<3

(13 Feb '12, 07:33) Jaianniah

"What are my chronic thoughts and feelings on a day to day, hour to hour, and minute to minute basis?"


answered 13 Feb '12, 02:25

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A great answer, as thought is the foundation of creation, in my opinion...it goes along with "What is true?" but is applied to our own minds. Thanks. <3

(13 Feb '12, 07:33) Jaianniah

What is the truth that pervades throughout space and time?... No matter where, when, or who I am, what is that truth that still remains? What is that indestructible, permanent abode of truth that transcends everything...


answered 13 Feb '12, 02:32

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yes one should know all the truth. then he would make choice in the truth. and not make choice in the false. that will save some not wanted problems.

(13 Feb '12, 05:46) white tiger

@Ali00 "...and you shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free..." John 8:30 (Jesus speaking) Very, very good answer, Ali! Many people have talked abut the truth as the foundation for existence...that our world does not make sense without truth. Thank you.

(13 Feb '12, 07:30) Jaianniah

Agrees with Brian..."Do I love Myself?". If you start by loving yourself and the rest follows wouldn't we live in a world filled with Love? And that ain't bad place to be!



answered 13 Feb '12, 05:32

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No, it's not! You might be interested in my own answer to my question about hidden rage....You may get a smile from it. Look it up. Thanks! <3

(13 Feb '12, 07:36) Jaianniah

The most important question a person should ask themselves is:

Who am I and what is my purpose in life?

That question will lead a person to doing the two most important things a person can do in life:

  1. Self Discovery
  2. Career Development.

answered 13 Feb '12, 07:34

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How do I feel right now? What thoughts can I focus on to feel better? Lately I find that the only thing I am caring about more and more is to feel better. Nothing else then really matters.


answered 13 Feb '12, 12:29

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What must I learn to become OK within myself?.........To reach and stay within a place where, no matter what happens, I'm still OK within it all.


answered 14 Feb '12, 00:13

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The Traveller

now that's a better than ok answer TT ;)

(14 Feb '12, 00:24) ursixx

Why... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ? Keep questioning, until you see BECAUSE... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...


answered 13 Feb '12, 17:23

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Ahh you have studied the Avatar teachings I see...... I have many of their books and the Avatar Journals that are only online now. Avatar EPC.

(13 Feb '12, 17:40) Wade Casaldi

Every question is equally important. Each at a different time and place (figuratively speaking, there is only now). Question asked today is not relevant tomorrow, because upon asking the question you change, upon receiving an answer you change, etc. You are ever evolving, so makes no sense for one question to remain the most important throughout the whole evolution.


answered 23 Mar '12, 10:23

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What are my priorties? What is important to me? What are my capabilities? What am I good at? Who am I? Who is God?

I explain here the importance of asking the right questions. Based on this new understanding, I will list some important questions, but what is most important, depends on who is asking and where they are in their life.

Why am I so happy?

Why am I so loved?


answered 17 Feb '12, 12:21

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Fairy Princess

edited 23 Mar '12, 10:44

I think the question that everybody should ask one's own self is that "why am I here?" Is it because I want to experience this or it is something else? and once we know what the purpose is, there are other questions that follow like am I serving the purpose or If I am giving my best or I want to change the purpose... But the first question is Why Am I Here?


answered 24 Mar '12, 07:49

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To me, it is very clear because I "died" in a car crash, left my body and was given a chance to look at my life and decide if I was all I wanted to be. I got another chance so I constantly ask myself what I will see next time that I will regret and say "I wish I would have____." And I ask myself and the Universe to show me what I need to see, do, know or understand that I'm not aware of. Sometimes I don't like what I'm shown but I am grateful to have a chance to change it while I am still here where it is possible.


answered 24 Mar '12, 14:50

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I think there are infinite important questions:

What am I on this earth to accomplish/contribute" How can I be of service through my desires? (Desires are the seeds of our greatest contribution) What is is that I wish to create? What can I give? What do IIIIIIIIIII want? (not what society conditions us to want)


answered 25 Jan '13, 10:21

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yes i agree, there are an infinite number of questions ... and the answers and questions all vary depending where we are in our lives and from what angle we see things

(25 Jan '13, 10:50) blubird two

"Why not?"

Too often we get caught up in questioning and over-thinking. When opportunity comes along, the question we ask should simply be, "Why not?".


answered 25 Jan '13, 12:49

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