If you change the way you look at things, The things you look at change.
-Wayne Dyer

"I am new and learning" could be a statement reserved for a subset of the population below an arbitrary age. Maybe for those below a certain skill level, or a certain E2 level, it would be considered appropriate.

Coming at these words from a different angle, though, the perspective they represent may be employed to good advantage by anyone.

This is not to disparage any of the clear value that experience and age should bring with it, of course. The phrase that comes to mind is, "seeing the world with new eyes". We may come by that vision vicariously, when we're around a child, as we observe the fascination with which they view the things we often see as commonplace.

This point of view is one that I strive to actively cultivate. How cool would it be to be able to switch this world view on at will?

May I never cease to make "I am new and learning" my mantra.


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