Friday, September 17, 2010

Wonder and Curiosity

Wonder is not the same thing as curiosity. Monkeys and cats are full of curiosity, but they are not full of wonder. Curiosity demands an answer but wonder gazes at the Truth. Curiosity is concerned with facts; wonder is concerned with meaning. Curiosity is restless; wonder is at Peace!

From Dwight Longenecker's book "St Benedict and St. Therese; The Little Rule and the Little Way."

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this winsome quote. I may use the concept in my Garden of Eden catechism class.


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