With clarity of vision, I look closely at each option, balancing my intuition with my mind. I discern good and beauty in the world.

Verb: Perceive or recognize something; distinguish by sight or with other senses


  • Why is good discernment important?
  • Which senses do you use to discern with?
  • Where does clear discernment reside in your body?
  • When is discernment most important?
  • How is discernment different and similar to other types of knowing?


As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. Carl Jung

Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors. Henry David Thoreau

All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this. Miyamoto Musashi

To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

To invent is to discern, to choose. Henri Poincare