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Where Do I Fit In?

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Leslie Michael Orchard hit it right on the head. In his post, Beginner’s Mind versus Teacher’s Mind, he tries to determine if he is the teacher or the beginner. I frequently face the same question. There’s so much that I do know, but at the same time there’s so much that I don’t know…

I love learning. I love taking things I don’t know about and figuring them out and learning how to best take advantage of them. But where does that get me? There’s no possible way I can become an expert in every area. So do I specialize? Do I focus on one area, devote my life to it, and try to pass on the knowledge to other people as best I can? Or do I maintain the excitement of learning something new each week? At this point, I can do no more than quote

If I