The only truth that I have found is based on a lie.
I can remember my Dad saying certain things to me. I thought he was hungover or just didn't know what he was taking about. I have learned that what he was telling me was just the tip of the iceberg.
Maybe the truth came through meditation. Maybe it was a result of that last surgery. Once I could see the truth and acknowedge it, I can not "un-see" it.
If I die today, my biggest regret would be not having passed what I know to my children. I hope that the knowledge finds them as they stumble though "life".
My final words to my wife, my children and all who listen is "Listen, Learn, Love and Travel".