Like a man who has worn eyeglasses so long that he forgets he has them on, we forget that the world looks to us the way it does. (Kenich Ohmae, Japanese former university professor)

Ohmae goes on to note that it’s hard to let old beliefs go. They are familiar. We are comfortable with them having spent years building systems and developing habits that depend on them. Today he says, however, that we need new lenses. “And we need to throw the old ones away.” Change is inevitable, so we need to prepare for it and adapt to it and circumstances for the improvement of life and health.

Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. (James 1:23-24)