Give me wonder, O Lord!

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I read this morning a blog post by Dr. Thomas J. Neal, Academic Dean and Professor of Spiritual Theology at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans.  He writes about wonder:

The innermost meaning of wonder is fulfilled in a deepened sense of mystery. It does not end in doubt, but is the awakening of the knowledge that existence is mysterious and inconceivable, and that it is a mystery in the full sense of the word: neither a dead end, nor a contradiction, nor even something impenetrable and dark. Rather, mystery means that a reality cannot be comprehended because its light is overflowing, unfathomable, and inexhaustible. And that is what the wonderer really experiences. — Joseph Pieper

Read the rest of his post here

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