The Awe of Awesome
I am inspired to talk about Awe, the feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder. Perhaps it hits you when feel you are in the presence of something vast that transcends your understanding of the world around you. When you think that everything has an explanation or have been become skeptical of the world around you, it becomes easy to overlook the beauty and miracles. The hardened scientist may not feel the need for Awe, the awesome, the aw-ful. However, there are real benefits to feeling awe, not only emotionally, but physically. Take the moment of reverence and lean in.
We need not trek into the mountains or do anything on a grand scale for we can find moments of awe around us. The trick is to recognize the feeling of awe and when we need a dose of it.
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