I had to take my time to sift through the world for the truth. I had to know all the ways the truth wouldn’t manifest and wouldn’t behave. That’s how I learnt to recognize what to avoid and not engage at all. I had to, in order to know that the battles I’m fighting are worthwhile and not projections of my ego. I had to in order to know that my intuition was true. I had to in order to trust God.