Wonder. How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year?
–verb (used without object)
- to think or speculate curiously: to wonder about the origin of the solar system.
- to be filled with admiration, amazement, or awe; marvel (often fol. by at )
- to doubt
I started the Year of Months with the goal of expanding my horizons, but it wasn’t until reading this question that I realized that project regularly instills a sense of wonder in me. There are months that have made me feel like I have a completely new set of eyes with which to see the world. I’m often seeing things that don’t make sense to me and, instead of dismissing them, I find myself trying to understand them. And maybe experiencing them a little bit later.
The other thing I regularly do that cultivates wonder in my life is: reading. When you read, you get to see the world through the author’s eyes who is trying to understand it through their character’s eyes. They notice things I would never notice and find importance in the smallest of details.
What about you? Do you do anything that cultivates a sense of wonder for you? If you don’t, I’d recommend it 🙂
This post is part of my #reverb10. Check out their website for more information.