People want someone to follow. But what if that person has no idea where they are going? History is filled with those who followed blind leaders right over the cliff.
Just because an individual is more knowledgeable, does not mean they are wise. Knowing is amassing information. Wisdom is applying what you have learned.
Life does not come with a map. Through experience you learn what works and what does not. If anyone claims to be a guide, be concerned where they are taking you.
Before going anywhere, you should focus on the destination. If you will not be better for the journey, it is best to stay home. Otherwise, you might not like where you end up.
Some spiritual landmarks are tried and true. The more you care, the clearer the path becomes. A good moral compass will always point in the right direction.
Do not expect it to be easy to get where you are going. It is normal to stumble along the way. Often, to reach the mountains you must go through the valleys.