Always asking, always seeking

It is about discovering and living all that we are intended to be, with awe and wonder.*
Sunil Raheja

I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.**

To live in awe and wonder is our
mission,
Our quest.
Yet there is no such thing
as a “quest superstore”
in which we browse the shelves until we find the quest
to suit us best of all (job done),
Even though our education system suggests this is
how it is –
We must try things and notice things and
pursue things.

It is not objection to say that a man is not merely a person in general, but a person finding himself in a particular situation. … He only exists by changing himself, and only by remaining unchanged does he exist.^

Alain de Botton speaks the truth we need to hear:

good art is the sensuous presentation of those ideas which matter most to the proper functioning of our souls – and yet which we are most inclined to forget, even though they are the basis for our capacity for contentment and virtue^^.

There is something in each of us that
matters deeply to us and which
we cannot shake,
Even though we may sometimes forget,
And when we do
then we must go to the deep places of our lives:

Though so much else is in motion in the mind and the senses, the hidden heart never loses sight of us.  If we ever feel lost or overwhelmed, all we have to do is become still and listen in to our heart and we will soon find exactly where we are.*^

*Sunil Raheja’s Dancing With Wisdom;
**Psalm 139:18;
Alain de Botton’s Religion for Atheists;
^^John O’Donohue’s Benedictus.

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