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  1. Robin Ann

    I have always been a nature lover and have seeked out awe without really realizing it. I also love to travel and see new places.
    However I do work in an office but since covid I now work from home 2 days a week which helps me get outside more during the day and take the dogs for walks. I also recently moved so many new areas to explore which is a lot of fun!

    11 months ago
  2. O.Christina

    Be still and be alert and gratefully aware of the light in everything.

    11 months ago
  3. Don Jones

    My awe and wonder tank is pretty full now, but it is a mysterious life, so anything is possible.

    11 months ago
  4. Emmaleah

    Get out of my head and notice the beauty and wonder that surrounds me daily.

    11 months ago
  5. pkr

    Stay present, pay attention.
    Give thanks for the beauty I am surrounded by.
    Make it my intention to notice the awe & wonder around me.

    11 months ago
  6. luv-1-nutter

    Each new day awkenning the faith with knowing that God is threading an elephant through the eye of the needle.

    11 months ago
  7. Diane

    I love this question..it gives me the opportunity to reflect and share about our new surroundings. After 65+ years on the east coast, we moved to the stunningly beautiful state of Colorado to be near our daughters. The landscape is so different here and I am in awe on a consistent basis as we explore all the beauty of God’s creation. Road trips galore! A recent one to Saguaro National Park in Arizona comes to mind….the cacti were truly awe-inspiring. A train ride through the Royal Gorge along the Arkansas River in Canon City Colorado and a trip to the Platte River in Nebraska to witness the Sandhill Crane migration. These are just a few.
    And even in “ordinary” daily life there are new delights….there was a coyote sighting here in our community just the other day. I’m discovering new birds on our feeders to add to my bird list….different species out here in the wild west that we didn’t have back in New Jersey. Magpies and mountain bluebirds and hummingbirds, just to name a few.

    Thank you for this question and for all that everyone shared…you are all an inspiration to me.

    11 months ago
    1. Michele

      Yesterday I saw a pair of Sandhill Cranes with two little babies, sooooo cute:)

      11 months ago
      1. Diane

        They are magical Michele!

        11 months ago
  8. Barb C

    Pay attention.

    11 months ago
  9. Josie

    Often the quote of the day speaks to where I am being invited. Very grateful that today’s quote & reflection question are linked. That & people’s spontaneous reflections have helped me tremendously. Special thanks to whoever designed today’s reflection question!

    11 months ago
  10. Charlie T

    By pausing, slowing down, taking a breath,
    and looking outward.

    11 months ago
  11. Yram

    Listening to the song by Louie Armstrong

    WHAT A WONDERFUL LIFE

    And then finding each one of those things today.

    11 months ago
  12. Rabbit

    Yesterday when I drove into town all the flowering trees, bushes, and many spring flowers were out and it was snowing and blowing. It was an amazing site. Our own lives seem like that. We just need to remember to look though the storms for the flowers. πŸŒ¨οΈβ„οΈπŸŒΊπŸŒΊπŸŒΊ

    11 months ago
    1. Joseph McCann

      Such wisdom Rabbit.

      11 months ago
  13. Pilgrim

    Open my eyes, look out the back window where there are plenty of trees, look up. Yesterday I saw a bluebird for the first time. Gorgeous! I have also been seeing quite the acrobatic squirrel out there. It bounces around on a younger bush with very flexible branches and few leaves at this point. Most of the squirrels stay on the mature trees out there, but this one is having a blast on its own little playground.

    11 months ago
    1. Diane

      Good morning Pilgrim….I recently saw my first mountain bluebird! I was just so thrilled.
      Squirrels are indeed very acrobatic! Back in NJ we spent a great deal of time shooing them away from the bird feeders that they always seemed to find a way to get to! No squirrels to speak of here in our Colorado community though.
      Have the best day my friend πŸ₯°

      11 months ago
  14. Joseph McCann

    I do not feel I need to do more to “experience more awe and wonder in my daily life”. I have spent my life outdoors in rural and desolate locations in the mountains. I sometimes do the opposite and go to a city on vacation (sort of like going to a zoo) but usually it is to a mountainous areas or remote beaches. The main reason, I believe, is due to my life long fascination and wonder of the world. True wealth is not a bunch of numbers in a bank.

    11 months ago
    1. pkr

      Dear Joseph, your closing sentence is so wise & profound. I totally agree with you. Have a blessed day, enjoy the fresh air & look up often. ✨

      11 months ago
    2. Diane

      Last sentence….I couldn’t agree more Joseph!

      11 months ago
  15. Laura

    Pause to notice all that is around me, all that my busyness often consigns to the background — the intense blue sky, the many shades of green in the trees, birds flitting tree to tree, all the people around me.

    11 months ago
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