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  1. C

    I have discovered that when I see, hear, or feel awe, I tingle with chills and feel an electrical shock run through me.

    2 months ago
  2. Cath Ralston

    I have discovered that awe inspires connection and empathy with other people and also with nature of the Earth and the universe beyond.

    2 months ago
  3. M
    MaryBeth Ingram

    Awe, even momentary, stretches time, or maybe time simply drops out for that moment or set of moments. Nothing else matters and my entire self is drawn into whatever I’m engaged with that has caused the awe. It’s such a glorious experience!

    2 months ago
  4. Theresa Ojala

    I discover a grounding in my bones that moves into a feeling of bliss that expands and connects me to the interconnectedness of life!

    2 months ago
  5. Robin Ann

    I discover my joy, most of which for me is nature like many reflected on. However it is also being deeply connected with others.
    Something or someone that brings a smile to your soul : )

    1 year ago
  6. sunnypatti

    The connectedness of All that is, all that I am, all that we are. It’s like when I’m surfing and lost in the moment on a wave just being and feeling the joy of life.

    1 year ago
  7. Carol

    When I put the word awe into my document search engine, I found this entry from 2016. It addresses today’s question in a very personal way.

    Nov 11 2016 Who Am I?

    Good Morning, As my 12-step sponsor used to say, “When we know better we do better.”

    I realized several years ago on Thanksgiving Day 1994 that I was fear personified. I was standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I picked up my hairbrush but the lady in the mirror did not pickup the hairbrush. She just stood there pleading to be seen and acknowledged. In that moment I understood the reason the Jewish God is called YAHWEH, the “I AM.” I understood that the question that every one needs to ask is “Who am I?” not “Who is God?” You see, I knew she was what I had become and I did not like what I saw but when I accepted it, it freed me to change. Acceptance freed my energy to become more of what we are all meant to be: FULLY HUMAN. Even typing those two words gifts me with the awe of being alive.

    I wish I could tell you that acceptance was magical. It is not. Acceptance had to be renewed daily and some time I faltered and still do but this I know: To live the question “Who am I?” is to refuse to scapegoat others. To live the question “Who am I?” is to own one’s thoughts, feelings and actions. To live the question “Who am I?” is to forsake excuses. To live the question “Who am I?” is to be willing to evolve personally and know that in doing so, one is contributing creatively to the universal evolutionary process.

    I close with the definition of Universe (Uni-One; Verse-Song) One song does not limit uniqueness or the creation of beautiful harmonies but it can turn fear into awe.

    1 year ago
    1. A
      Ana Maria

      Thank you Carol! You inspire me to become the person I want to be. One that becomes joyful and not let fear rule the days.

      1 year ago
  8. Don Jones

    That moment when the breath is taken away, is a moment of profound connection.

    1 year ago
  9. Cathie

    An all encompassing Presence that holds us close with Love and will never let us go.

    1 year ago
  10. pkr

    The Divine…….✨

    1 year ago
  11. Jenn

    I discovered my true belonging from times of awe, that we are made for joy. As I read more from the Awakening Joy book I’m realizing how much moments of awe help me tune into the channel of joy when I open my heart. Grateful for those times of awe!

    1 year ago
    1. Robin Ann

      I will have to check this book out. I do believe in finding what brings us Joy individually.

      1 year ago
  12. Charlie T

    When I am in awe of something or
    someone, I am drawn out of my
    head and my internal machinations,
    and Into the bigger world, and I am
    made aware of how I fit into this life
    and to be grateful for another
    experience. I am fortunate to have
    these experiences frequently.
    Last evening it was the Great Horned
    Owl that allowed us to sit and observe
    It, before majestically flying away. And
    this morning’s sunrise has been

    1 year ago
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    1 year ago
  14. Rabbit

    I never was comforted by people just saying, “Be positive.” When I first discovered this site, the most meaningful thing to me was the recognition that terrible things happen but there is still awesome beauty. The moments of awe help us endure the pain of the world.

    1 year ago
    1. Charlie T

      Amen, Rabbit 🙏

      1 year ago
  15. Josie


    1 year ago
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