Posts by Jeffrey Willius

Jeffrey Willius is a Minneapolis writer. His blog, One Man’s Wonder, is about paying attention, making time for discovery and wonder, and appreciating little things. It's about valuing learning more than knowing. And it's about faith—in ourselves and in a higher power.

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The Art of Ambivalence: Not Knowing Can Be a Good Thing

“The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably deal with.” ~Tony Robbins                              

I drive my wife nuts. She has absolutely no trouble deciding how she feels or what she likes and dislikes. For me, those decisions don’t come easily.

She loves comparing notes with people about their favorite movie, favorite dessert, you name it. I can never pick just one. When someone asks me what I think, the answer’s almost always some version of “It all depends.”

This puts me at a disadvantage when my wife and I argue. Not …