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It is possible that God says every morning, ‘Do it again’ to the sun; and every evening, ‘Do it again’ to the moon.
~G. K. Chesterton

And who was it who said: either everything is a miracle or nothing at all is?  I favor everything is a miracle.  What if we approached everything with that sense of wide eyed wonder, with a sense of openness and curiosity?

Imagine a possession of yours that you take for granted, it’s always there, you don’t give it much thought.  Now imagine that it was lost.  Years and years have gone by and suddenly you find it again.  You approach it now with that sense of reverence.  It’s a treasure now, isn’t it?  Something to be thankful for.  Once taken for granted, now a sense of gratitude washes over you.

Imagine if we lived seeing with those new eyes of reverence, wonder and gratitude everyday.  Imagine, indeed.

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