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Apr
29

Recovering our lost sense of Wonder

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Have you lost your sense of wonder? Then maybe your should try…

… a trip to the art museum;
… a trip to the zoo;
… really listening to music;
… picking up a book;
… reading a poem;
… taking a walk with no particular place to go;
… not wearing a watch;
… planting a vegetable garden;
… having a conversation;
… picking a flower;
… creating something;
… reading from the Psalms;
… leaving the beaten path;
… going camping;
… praying without asking God for something;
… giving something anonymously;
… watching a sunset;
… better yet, try watching a sunrise;
… watching the weather (literally, not the weather report);
… going to a library;
… going to a play or musical;
… building a flower bed;
… cooking without a recipe;
… sitting by a lake or river;
… a new cuisine;
… taking a class;
… attending a lecture;
… keeping a journal;
… spending time with an elderly person;
… spending time with preschool aged children.

I’m sure you have more to add to this list. The point is that if suffer from a lack of wonder, you can do something about it! If you’d like to post your suggestion on how you are working to recover a sense of wonder in your life, click on the blog title to access the comment response.

Categories : Enough, Wonder, Worship

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