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An Invitation: Practicing Wonder

An Invitation: Practicing Wonder

May 30, 2014-- "Wonder is how we open 'the hand of thought.' It can lift our minds out of the mud of rational resignation and open them into wild relational cartwheels of insight. Wonder is the place where prejudices fall away and our capacity to notice life increases. You have known how to do it since you were a child." As deeply embedded and reflexive wonder is in our early life, somehow the capacity to be in awe fades over the years. But it is not lost, and remains a vital part of our being. Wonder, like any other skill, can be practiced. This article shares a simple way to practice the art of awe, starting simply where you are seated. (18967 reads)

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Take ActionSlightly alter the way you do something in your daily routine. Does it free your mind to be aware of new possibilities? How does it feel to step outside of your comfort zone, even if for a few seconds?

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