Sense Of Wonder

Thought Catalog

I read a great line in a book the other day that really made me stop to think:

In the West, many have lost their sense of wonder about things. If miracles happen, how can we possibly know about them? We are too busy to notice.  We’ve gained wonderful things such as wealth and efficiency, but I think we’ve lost a great deal of perception – sixth sense, insight, call it what you like.  When you’re occupied every minute of the day, there’s simply no time for this kind of awareness.

It’s true. So true. Whether you realize it or not every minute of our days are completely and totally occupied. At work we are constantly toggling from Gmail, to Facebook, to our work email – holding many conversations simultaneously. Same in our personal life – many times we are out with friends, but also holding conversations, or following aquaintances’…

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