Primary and secondary questions

Life only has a couple of primary questions we must answer. For example:

Who are you?

Where do I come from?

Why am I here?

Where am I going?

What am I suppose to accomplish?

And then there are infinite number of secondary questions:

How do I provide for my family?

What makes me happy?

Where will I go to school?

Who do I vote for?

Should I vaccinate my kids?

Should marijuana be legalized? 

Answering the primary questions can help guide us in the never-ending string of secondary questions. But it doesn’t mean you will be able to answer everything question that comes your way.

In fact, secondary questions will sometimes contradict primary answers.

That is tension that each of us has to learn to live with. We are all a walking contradiction.

If you want to build a house, build a strong foundation. Strong foundations are built by asking and answering life’s most pressing questions.