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Discovering Awe, Our Wow Moments

 
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I asked Pinterest that question and here are some suggestions:







 
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AWE

Is as simple as watching a sunset over the ocean:


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Or gazing at the milky way:


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Or starring into the eyes of newborn babies:


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An amazing TED talk I recently saw on the subject of awe, among other things:
 
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I happened across the 'AWW' forum on Reddit that reminded me of this thread, thought i would share a link to it....

    https://www.reddit.com/r/aww/

A couple of good ones:

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   https://www.reddit.com/r/aww/comments/vggych/baby_duck_falling_asleep/
 
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Aww - two of our rescue kittens who love to snuggle together (the one facing the camera is blind).

Awe - soooo much bigger - that's a God/universe thing!
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Heather, Pete, and Jane

Thanks for sharing.  

Since we took in the feral kitten we have been having lots of awe moments.

I had forgotten how much fun kittens are, especially when we have a dog to teach to be nice.

And I forgot about the purr ... today it was purring so loud I had to look to see if the kitten was really making that noise.

This is not our cat though it looks similar to the first three pictures:


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Cats are precious when they are asleep:


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Definite aww factor!

We adopted two feral special-needs kittens last year, then another two a couple of months later.  They make life interesting!  One is blind, one is lame, one is painfully shy and the other arrived malnourished and with a load of medical issues. All are healthy happy very mischeivous cats now!

Adopting so many so close together maybe wasn't the best idea, as they haven't adjusted to living in a house like they're a special furry human the way a single kitten does. Instead, they think we are big weird hairless cats and so treat us like they do each other - plenty of biting, scratching, and rough-and-tumble as well as cuddles.

Two have the loudest purrs I've ever heard, the shyest one purrs in a whisper.
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Some of today's suggestions for "Wowing":


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What are some of your wow moments?
 
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Some awe moments for today!


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We could climb up to the top of a mountain peak to get our wow moment.  Though if we are looking we can find awe in everday moments.


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Some everyday moments:


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I had a Wow moment a couple of months ago that inspired me to write a poem. It seems you have already included some pictures to illustrate it. Here are the opening stanzas, which I believe fit in here:



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Have you ever seen a sunset
Overtake the sky so blue,
That made you simply stand in awe
And revel in its hue?

Have you ever seen a waterfall
In perfect flowing form
From whose awe-inspiring majesty
Your gaze cannot be torn?

Have you ever seen a starry sky
Sparkle so clear and true?
If you've seen these then you know how I feel
When I lay my eyes on you...
 
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I so dearly love when 'Awww' and 'AWE' come together...
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I agree. Here's the link: http://richsoil.com/cards
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